To Circumjack Cencrastus, or, the Curly Snake. Description: [Scottish Poetry] INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.
Publisher's blue cloth with navy titles to spine and upper. With the cream dust-jacket, priced at 8/6 to spine. Quite heavy spotting and toning to edges. Light spotting to endpapers and preliminaries.Heavy toning and some spotting to jacket, with rubbing and chipping to edges, and split along some folds. Intended to be complimentary to'A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle' (1926), this long linked cycle of poems is named in response to a letter sent to the author by Prof. Lascelles Abercrombie remarking You have a serpent in you which will eat up everything else. Subject: Literature, Poetry & Drama, Signed & Inscribed. Adrian Harrington began trading in 1971. As part of Harrington Brothers on London's fashionable King's Road, after 40+ years of bookselling in the capital, Adrian relocated to Royal Tunbridge Wells. Adrian Harrington Rare Books deal in a wide selection of literature, modern first editions, leather bound library sets, children's and illustrated books and fine and rare antiquarian and old books in all fields. Ian Fleming Bibliographer Jon Gilbert curates our world-class stock of James Bond material, including first edition novels, film posters, original scripts and associated ephemera. All books and dust-jackets are supplied in suitable archival quality protectors and orders are professionally packed in bubble wrap and high quality cardboard book packs to ensure that they arrive safely. We endeavour to describe item as accurately as possible using industry standard grades and our feedback speaks for itself.
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