My Brother Aquarius.

Tennant (Stephen)

My Brother Aquarius.

Poems.

Description: FIRST EDITION, frontispiece repeating dustjacket design, light foxing to title-page with the odd spot further in, one page with a small scribble in red pencil, sliver of surface lifting to final text-page, pp. [viii], 62, 4to, original blue cloth lettered in gilt to upper board and backstrip, very light rubbing to extremities and a few indentations at head of lower board, dustjacket designed by Tennant with some light soiling to rear panel, very good

Publication Details: Bournemouth: Nash Publications, 1961

Notes: With a lengthy inscription in blue ink by Tennant across the front endpapers: 'For Carol Pennels, I think you are a true poet...' - Tennant goes on to enumerate the qualities he has discerned in the work she has sent to him, ending 'Poetry is an Essence of Experience. You are saving something precious from Oblivion. Very cordially yours, Stephen Tennant'. The inscription is written from Wilsford Manor and dated to October 1972. On the facing pastedown, Tennant has written his poem 'The soul of a wheel is the space between the spokes', an adaptation from the Chinese, along with a quotation from...more

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Price: £600

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1961

Stock Number: 58893

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