Wooings: Five Poems by Brendan Gill

By: Brendan Gill (1914-1997)

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(Verona, Italy): Plain Wrapper Press, (1980).

4to. 11 1/4 x 9 inches. (8) pp. Title page with a leaf ornament in brown cut by Fulvio Testa, poem headings also in brown; text clean, unmarked. Patterned paper over boards designed by Fulvio Testa which were screen-printed by Gino Berardenelli; binding square and tight, no dust-jacket as issued. Errata sheet laid in at the rear. GIL123-003. Fine.

LIMITED EDITION to 155 numbered copies, this is number 63, SIGNED by Brendan Gill on the colophon. Contains 5 poems by Brendan Gill - "Easter" was first published in Harper's Magazine; "In Wicklow" and "Voices" were first published in The New Yorker; "Ferragosto" and "Norfolk" were written especially for this volume. Brendan Gill was an American journalist. He wrote for The New Yorker for more than 60 years. Gill also contributed film criticism for Film Comment, wrote about design and architecture for Architectural Digest and wrote fifteen books, including a popular book about his time at The New Yorker magazine. See: Wikipedia.

REFERENCE: Rummonds, Fantasies and Hard Knocks, pp. 508-518.

Title: Wooings: Five Poems by Brendan Gill

Author Name: Brendan Gill (1914-1997)

Edition: LIMITED EDITION to 155 numbered copies, this is number 63

Created: 1980

Country of Origin: United States

Location Published: Verona, Italy, Plain Wrapper Press: 1980

Binding: Patterned paper over boards

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: None, as issued

Inscription: SIGNED by Brendan Gill on the colophon

Size: 4to. 11 1/4 x 9 inches

Type: Book

Categories: Fine Press

Seller ID: GIL123-003

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