The Lyrebird Press. London.,1972.
FIRST EDITION. 16mo.(5.3 x 4.3 inches). Near fine copy of the scarce hardback edition in red immitation leather binding, the spine letttered in gilt. Original dustwrapper, priced at 2.50, with colour illustration by Henry Moore to the front panel. Spine a little darkened but overall a very good copy of this scarce work, the first book from Tambimuttu and Bennett's Lyrebird Press. -- A hugely important figure in the British poetry world from the late 1930's,as co founder and editor of Poetry London, Tambi drew on his friends and colleagues to assemble some of the great names in Poetry and art for this little volume. Illustrators and writers include; Lawrence Durrell, Lucian Freud, Timothy Leary, Wes Magee, Henry Moore, Iris Murdoch, John Piper, Ezra Pound, Stephen Spender, Graham Sutherland, & Alexander Trocchi.:.