FESTIVAL PRELUDES. Gordon Bottomley.


Pp. [16](last colophon); qr. blue buckram, spine lettered in gilt, patterned papered boards, the bottom fore-corners a trifle bruised; uncut; free endpapers faintly offset, tiny split to bottom edge of title page; Fanfrolico Press, London, 1930. Edition limited to 110 numbered copies, printed by J. Lindsay and W. J. Hatton on Barcham Green Charles I paper, signed by the author. Arnold 38. *Three poems' written to be spoken before, between, and after a series of choric plays (The Singing Sands, Towie Castle, Ardvorlich's Wife) when they had their first performance in Mr. John Masefield's garden-theatre at The Boar's Hill Festival of Spoken Poetry in 1929' [author's note). According to Arnold (p. 215) 'It is likely that a number of additional, lettered copies were also issued, for the private use of the author (perhaps in lieu of royalties'). Item #139238

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