THE CHAPBOOK

(A Monthly Miscellany).

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Nos. 1-40 (all publ.). London, The Poetry Bookshop, July 1919-1925. Nos. 1-38 in original publ. wrappers, Nos. 39-40 in original decorated boards, kept in protective cases; numbers in good to fine condition; no. 17 (Dada-number) is fine; no. 39 a bit shaven on the front-cover, with in addition a copy of No. 39 on large paper (extremities of the binding slightly foxed, internally fine; , and a publishers dummy, partially with blank pages, depicting the original art work, of that same number handcolored on the covers.

EUR 1,800.00

A complete set of Harold Monro's periodical, which he published after WW I as a substitute for 'Poetry and Drama', finely printed and produced. Contains firstprints of poetry and articles by D.H. Lawrence, T.S. Eliot, R. Graves, T. Hardy, E. Pound, Wyndham Lewis, A. Huxley, W. de la Mare, E.E. Cummings, M. Moore, S. Sassoon, J. Nash, F.M. Hueffer, R. Frost, etc. each cover was decorated by a different artist every month (C. Lovath Fraser, A. Rutherston, J. Guthrie, E. White, Paul Nash, E. McKnight Kauffer, Ch. Winzer, A.P. Allinson, Jean de Bosschère, a.o.). No. 17 special issue "The Younger French Poets" by F.S. Flint, devoted to Dada (the only contemporary english publication devoted to the movement), with contribs. By Tzara, Breton, Aragon, Eluard, Picabia (also ills by him and Arp).