New Arrival

One of 140 Copies, Signed

Twenty-Six Poems.

[Verona: Printed for James Laughlin and J.M. Dent by Officina Bodoni in Verona, December, 1949].

Price: $5,000.00

About the item

First edition, no. 128 of 140 copies on handmade Ciconia paper, signed by the author (“Dylan Thomas”) on the colophon. Printed by Mardersteig at the Officina Bodoni. 76, [2] pp. 1 vols. 4to. One of 140 Copies, Signed. Linen spine and patterned paste paper boards, printed spine label. Faintest rubbing, near fine in original publisher's slipcase with paper label (some paste staining to label, archival tape repair at bottom edge of box). Rolph B13.

Item #366991

‘In my craft or sullen art’

A choice selection of Thomas’ poems, in the superb presentation by Mardersteig. Rolph reports 10 copies printed on japan vellum and 140 on handmade paper; the American issue (nos. 61-147) preceded the English (nos. 11-60) by several months.