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A privacy of speech, William Everson ; ten poems in sequence, with block print decorations by Mary Fabilli

Label
A privacy of speech
Title
A privacy of speech
Statement of responsibility
William Everson ; ten poems in sequence, with block print decorations by Mary Fabilli
Creator
Contributor
Engraver
Honoree
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
A10
Citation source
Bartlett, L. William Everson: a descriptive bibliography, 1934-1976
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3509.V65
LC item number
P7
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A privacy of speech, William Everson ; ten poems in sequence, with block print decorations by Mary Fabilli
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Poet's name transposed from head of title; place of publication precedes date on title page
  • "This book, which is the first book of The Equinox Press, was made by William Everson: designed, handset and printed on the handpress. The types used are Centaur & Arrighi. The paper is Tovil, an English handmade, printed damp. Done in an edition of 100 copies, it has been completed on Candlemas Day..."--Colophon
  • Printed in black and red
  • Original binding is white vellum over decorated paper boards; spine gilt-lettered
  • Generally considered to be one of the finest examples of 20th century American fine press poetry
Contents
(from table of contents:) I. Cried out all night -- II. A privacy of speech -- III. Nor was, ever, but by that instant -- IV. But not for us -- V. But at that ray -- VI. And dawn draws -- VII. Where all tihngs enter -- VIII. The bird begins -- IX. The flesh waits on -- X. Cried out all night
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
29, [3] pages
Lccn
49049043
Note
  • Clark Library copy 2 has with this: Christmas card from William & Mary Everson, and book dealers' descriptions (items removed, filed in Clippings file).
  • Clark Library copy 2: gift of Ward Ritchie, 1996.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: is unsigned, lacking Everson's signature on the colophon. Original binding. Given in memory of Walstan Steel Robson (Class of '44), killed in the Battle of Leyte Gulf in the Philippines; see UCLA Librarian v. 1, no. 7 (Jan. 8, 1948). In black cloth slipcase.
Other physical details
illustrations (wood engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05692194
  • ucoclc5692194
Label
A privacy of speech, William Everson ; ten poems in sequence, with block print decorations by Mary Fabilli
Publication
Note
  • Poet's name transposed from head of title; place of publication precedes date on title page
  • "This book, which is the first book of The Equinox Press, was made by William Everson: designed, handset and printed on the handpress. The types used are Centaur & Arrighi. The paper is Tovil, an English handmade, printed damp. Done in an edition of 100 copies, it has been completed on Candlemas Day..."--Colophon
  • Printed in black and red
  • Original binding is white vellum over decorated paper boards; spine gilt-lettered
  • Generally considered to be one of the finest examples of 20th century American fine press poetry
Contents
(from table of contents:) I. Cried out all night -- II. A privacy of speech -- III. Nor was, ever, but by that instant -- IV. But not for us -- V. But at that ray -- VI. And dawn draws -- VII. Where all tihngs enter -- VIII. The bird begins -- IX. The flesh waits on -- X. Cried out all night
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
29, [3] pages
Lccn
49049043
Note
  • Clark Library copy 2 has with this: Christmas card from William & Mary Everson, and book dealers' descriptions (items removed, filed in Clippings file).
  • Clark Library copy 2: gift of Ward Ritchie, 1996.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: is unsigned, lacking Everson's signature on the colophon. Original binding. Given in memory of Walstan Steel Robson (Class of '44), killed in the Battle of Leyte Gulf in the Philippines; see UCLA Librarian v. 1, no. 7 (Jan. 8, 1948). In black cloth slipcase.
Other physical details
illustrations (wood engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05692194
  • ucoclc5692194

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