PEDESTRIAN FLIGHT, TWENTY-ONE CLERIHEWS FOR THE TELEPHONE.
Limited edition of 181. 110, numbered 1-110, for public sale. 26 copies designated for distribution by Stuart Wright, five bound in quarter leather boards designated for friends of the press. 40 copies, numbered i-xl, for distribution by the poet and publisher. This copy is lettered "HC" and signed by the author. Introductory note to the reader by Stuart Wright, the owner/publisher of Palaemon Press, which published books, pamphlets and broadsides by southern US authors (www.library.vanderbilt.speccol/wrights.shtml). Clarihew poetry, according to the note, "was invented by Edmund Charihew Bently, author of Trent's Last Case, and is characterized by its comically flat and prosaic movement." Black and white illustrations by Wilbur. Errata sheet laid in.
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by Schiefler, Gustav.
Text in German. Volume one catalogues 231 etchings shown in various states. Volume two catalogues 197 woodcuts and 83 lithographs shown in various states. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white illustrations. Ex-private-library with the stamp from the previous owner in ink on the title pages, and card holders, removed, from the rear pastedowns of both volumes. Slight foxing to the half title pages on both volumes.