In Parenthesis.

Jones (David)

In Parenthesis.

Seinnyessit e gledyf ym penn mameu.

Description: FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and plate at rear both tissue-guarded, pp. xv, [vi], 225, [1], crown 8vo, original beige cloth, backstrip lettering in gilt and grey, the former against a grey ground, top edge grey, tail edge roughtrimmed with a couple of faint spots, a little foxing to endpapers, exhibition booklet for a David Jones/Bryan Winter/Derek Hill show at the Redfern Gallery in 1948 laid in along with an invitation to the Hawthornden Prize ceremony in 1938 made out to Vincent Evans (see below), dustjacket with a couple of small nicks, very good

Publication Details: Faber and Faber, 1937

Notes: Inscribed by the author on the initial blank: 'For Vincent Evans, David Jones, July 10th 1937'. A 2pp. ALs from Jones to the same is laid in, in its original envelope, following Evans' attendance at the show of Jones's paintings at the Redfern Gallery in 1948 - the catalogue for which is enclosed. Jones thanks his correspondent for attending and apologises for having not been at the gallery. Jones mentions having recently seen Llewelyn Wyn Griffith, author of 'Up to Mametz', another memoir of an episode of the war recounted in this work - his first reference to what he mentions less obliquely...more

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Price: £4,000

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1937

Stock Number: 64986

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