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CHIARI, Joseph, 1911-1989 : QUESTIONS UNANSWERED.

CHIARI, Joseph, 1911-1989 : QUESTIONS UNANSWERED.

London : Enitharmon Press, (1986). First edition : one of 175 copies in wrappers (of 340). Thirty-one poems from the Corsican-born poet and diplomat, friend and biographer of T. S. Eliot. Includes “Dying Sun”, “Whenever I Meet You”, etc.
Demy 8vo (22cm). 38,[ii]pp. Illustrations by Geoffrey Robinson. Original red and white wrappers; a few minor signs of age and use, a sprinkling of faint spots on rear wrapper, but overall a very good copy. Halliwell 115a.

£15

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CLARK, Leonard, 1905-1981 : THE HEARING HEART.

CLARK, Leonard, 1905-1981 : THE HEARING HEART.

London : Enitharmon Press, 1974. First edition : [one of 230 copies (of 500) in hardback]. A collection of thirty poems, printed at the Daedalus Press. Includes “Children of Islington”, “The Day Hardy Died”, “Learning by Heart”, etc.
Foolscap 4to (22cm). (46),[ii]pp. Original red-pink cloth, lettered in gilt; very good in the original Daniel Samuels dust-jacket – a striking design in white, pink and black – just lightly marked on lower panel, but also very good. Halliwell 39.

£20

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COOK, R.L. (Robert Leslie), 1921- – editor : A GARLAND OF POEMS FOR LEONARD CLARK ON HIS 75TH BIRTHDAY, AS A TRIBUTE TO HIS ACHIEVEMENTS AS A POET AND IN THE CAUSE OF POETRY.

COOK, R.L. (Robert Leslie), 1921- – editor : A GARLAND OF POEMS FOR LEONARD CLARK ON HIS 75TH BIRTHDAY, AS A TRIBUTE TO HIS ACHIEVEMENTS AS A POET AND IN THE CAUSE OF POETRY.

Kinnesswood : Lomond Press / London : Enitharmon Press, 1980. First edition : limited to 400 copies. Includes previously unpublished poems by Martin Booth, Patric Dickinson, David Gascoyne, W. S. Graham, Michael Hamburger, Seamus Heaney, John Heath-Stubbs, Phoebe Hesketh, Frances Horovitz, Ted Hughes, James Kirkup, George MacBeth, Norman Nicholson, William Oxley, Kathleen Raine, Peter Redgrove, Edward Storey, R. S. Thomas and more.
Foolscap 4to (21cm). (36)pp. Original blue stapled wrappers, ruled and lettered in black; just a touch of rusting to staples, but otherwise a very good copy. Halliwell 82.

£40

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GARDINER, Wrey (Charles Wrey), 1901-1981 : POEMS.

GARDINER, Wrey (Charles Wrey), 1901-1981 : POEMS.

London : Enitharmon Press, (1980). First edition : limited to 100 numbered copies. Six poems.
Post 8vo (20cm). [12]pp. Portrait frontispiece by Nina Hamnett. Original plain tan wrappers; very good indeed in the original tan dust-jacket with white label, lettered in black.

£20

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HALLIWELL, Steven : ALAN CLODD AND THE ENITHARMON PRESS : A CHECKLIST OF HIS PUBLICATIONS 1967-1987, AND PRIVATE PRINTINGS 1958-1998. COMPILED BY STEVEN HALLIWELL. WITH A TRIBUTE BY JEREMY REED.

HALLIWELL, Steven : ALAN CLODD AND THE ENITHARMON PRESS : A CHECKLIST OF HIS PUBLICATIONS 1967-1987, AND PRIVATE PRINTINGS 1958-1998. COMPILED BY STEVEN HALLIWELL. WITH A TRIBUTE BY JEREMY REED.

London : Enitharmon Press, 1998. First edition : one of 185 regular copies (of a total limitation of 250 numbered copies). Loosely inserted is a 1999 signed autograph note, on an Enitharmon compliments slip, from the publisher, Stephen Stuart-Smith.
Crown 4to (27cm). (80)pp. Portrait frontispiece. Tipped-in facsimiles. Original blue cloth, with printed paper labels; very good.

£20

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HENRY, Michael, 1942- : PANTO SPHINX.

HENRY, Michael, 1942- : PANTO SPHINX.

Petersfield : Enitharmon Press, 1991. First edition : one of twenty-five copies copies in cloth (of 525), signed by both poet and publisher, and with one of the poems repeated in holograph by the poet. A collection of over fifty poems.
Demy 8vo (22cm). (64)pp. Original black cloth, lettered down spine in gilt and with pictorial onlay on upper cover; very good in the original acetate dust-jacket – the jacket slightly defective on lower panel.

£25

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HENRY, Michael, 1942- : PANTO SPHINX.

HENRY, Michael, 1942- : PANTO SPHINX.

Petersfield : Enitharmon Press, 1991. First edition : one 500 regular copies (of 525) in wrappers. Inscribed, signed and dated (1991) by Michael Henry.
Demy 8vo (22cm). 62,[ii]pp. Original white wrappers, lettered in blue and with a colour illustration from a Stephen Farthing painting; very good.

£15

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HOROVITZ, Frances (Frances Margaret Hooker), 1938-1983 : BLAZE BLAZE SUMMER MOON ...

HOROVITZ, Frances (Frances Margaret Hooker), 1938-1983 : BLAZE BLAZE SUMMER MOON ...

London : Enitharmon Press, (1980). First edition. The publisher’s postcard announcement of a forthcoming Horovitz collection of poems – “Water over Stone”, with the above poem printed on the verso.
Pott 8vo (15cm). Ivory postcard, printed on both sides in black; very good indeed. Neat pencil inscription. No copy of this separate publication of the poem located in any major library worldwide. Halliwell B29.

£10

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MANNING, Hugo, 1913-1977 : THE IT AND THE ODYSSEY OF HENRY MILLER.

MANNING, Hugo, 1913-1977 : THE IT AND THE ODYSSEY OF HENRY MILLER.

London : Enitharmon Press, 1972 [i.e. 1971]. First edition : one of a small number of copies of the first issue, with two sequences of text printed in the wrong order, with the two errors “Immortality” for “Immorality” on p.15, and the publisher’s corrections slip pasted to the verso of the front wrapper. A presentation copy, signed by Hugo Manning, and with his five-line inscription explaining that some of these faulty copies were distributed in advance of the corrected and reprinted text [the British Library Catalogue note notwithstanding]. Loosely inserted is a signed single-page 1976 autograph letter from Manning confirming the gift of this “dud” copy of “my essay on Henry Miller” as a “collector’s item” given to him by the publisher, Alan Clodd.
Demy 8vo (22cm). (32)pp. Original white wrappers, lettered and decorated in brown; a very good copy, with the original envelope (addressed by Manning) in which the book was sent to the recipient. Halliwell 30n – “it is likely that these were very few in number”.

£40

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MANNING, Hugo, 1913-1977 : MODIGLIANI.

MANNING, Hugo, 1913-1977 : MODIGLIANI.

London : Enitharmon Press, 1976. First edition : one of 330 copies (of 550) in boards. A long poem on the painter Amedeo Modigliani. Frontispiece portrait.
Demy 8vo (23cm). (40)pp. Original green-weave boards, lettered in black; a very good copy in the original monochrome dust-jacket – also very good. Halliwell 54.

£15

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MOAT, John (Roger John), 1936-2014 : FIREWATER & THE MIRACULOUS MANDARIN.

MOAT, John (Roger John), 1936-2014 : FIREWATER & THE MIRACULOUS MANDARIN.

Petersfield : Enitharmon Press, 1990. First edition : one of fifty numbered copies in cloth, signed by John Moat. A collection of twenty-six poems, including “Soror Mystica”, “Changeling”, etc.
Demy 8vo (23cm). 72pp. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt, with a pictorial onlay on the upper cover; very good indeed.

£25

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UPWARD, Edward (Edward Falaise), 1903-2009 : THE UNMENTIONABLE MAN.

UPWARD, Edward (Edward Falaise), 1903-2009 : THE UNMENTIONABLE MAN.

London : Enitharmon Press, 1994. First edition : [one of 1,000 copies in wrappers]. Signed by Edward Upward on the title-page. Six short stories, including “A Ship in the Sky”, with an introduction by Frank Kermode.
Demy 8vo (22cm). 102,[ii]pp. Original pale blue-grey wrappers, with a Glenn Sujo design, printed in blue and black; very good. Walker A7a.

£20

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