Selected Poems of Alice Meynell 1847-1922. Newly chosen for the Nonesuch Press

Price: 150.00 USD

London: The Nonesuch Press, 1965. Stone, Reynolds. First Edition. Cover monogram by Reynolds Stone. 1 vols. 12mo. Inscribed by Francis Meynell to the John Carters. INSCRIBED TO MR. AND MRS. JOHN CARTER: "To Ernestine and Jake--a Christmas card, calling for no answer, from Bay and Francis". Laid in is an ALS dated "Xmas 1978" from Reginald Allen to "Don": "Here's a tiny Nonesuch Press affair you don't have. It is a presentation copy to Mr & Mrs John Carter (Ernestine & Jake) from Sir Francis Meynell and his wife ("Bay" and Francis). John Carter, who died only about a year or so ago, was a friend of mine, an international book-man, and partner in Sotheby's. He helped us a lot at the Morgan Library in various G&S [Gilbert & Sullivan] collecting matters...Reggie". The only "paperback" published by the Nonesuch Press. Dreyfus 138 First Edition. Original printed boards, with original heavy clear acetate wrapper, fine.


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