One of 26 Copies

A Homage to John Keats.

New York: The Sarabande Press, 1985.

Price: $500.00

About the item

First Edition, one of 26 lettered copies, Signed by Clampitt, Laurens & Freeman on the colophon page. 1 vols. Small Folio. One of 26 Copies. Bound by Claudia Cohen in a “pulp paper” wrapper binding of 100% rag with multi-colored designs in relief attached to boards with vellum strip guards. Housed in black linen cloth binding with paper label. Mint.

Item #5712

First edition of Clampitt’s Homage, consisting of 8 meditative poems on Keats, each of which utilizes as a theme, a place central to Keats’s life and poetry. The book is dedicated to Helen Vendler, Clampitt’s mentor at Harvard. A beautifully designed and printed book, combining letter designs by G.G. Laurens printed in pale blue, with text delicately composed and printed by Marc Freeman.