PEDESTRIAN FLIGHT, TWENTY-ONE CLERIHEWS FOR THE TELEPHONE. Richard Wilbur.

PEDESTRIAN FLIGHT, TWENTY-ONE CLERIHEWS FOR THE TELEPHONE.

(Palaemon Press).
  • (Winston-Salem): Palaemon Press Limited, (1981).
  • 8vo
  • stiff paper wrappers, decorated dust jacket, label on front of dust jacket
  • unpaginaged

Price: $42.50 save 30% $29.75  other currencies

Order Nr. 109252

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 one of the 26 lettered copies, 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. 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.