THE TUNNING OF ELYNOUR RUMMING. John Skelton.

THE TUNNING OF ELYNOUR RUMMING.

With decorations from drawings in colour and line by Pearl Binder. Pp. 48, illustrated in colour and black & white; impl. 8vo; natural sacking cloth over boards, stencilled with large "XXX" and a small tankard device on the upper board, printed title label on spine (torn, and lacking the last 4 letters of the title), the cloth (as often) slightly bubbled; uncut; former owner's small label at foot of upper pastedown, the free endpapers heavily offset, some faint offsetting from the coloured illustrations, a little light foxing; Fanfrolico Press, London, 1928. First edition thus, limited to 550 numbered copies. Arnold 27. *Jack Lindsay suggested publishing this poem as a first step towards a complete Skelton, after a visit from Pearl Binder, who called in one day with a portfolio of her drawings. The tankard on the upper board is a reference to the text: Elynour Rumming is an alewife. Item #068956

Price: $175.00

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