LEWIS, Wyndham

The Ideal Giant. The Code of a Herdsman. Cantelman’s Spring- Mate. 1917

£6,500.00

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Octavo. Original cream cloth-backed white paper-covered card folder. 44pp stapled and then bound into folder with single cord. Folder illustrated with a Vorticist design by Lewis. Heavily marked, stained and darkened, edges rubbed, slight area of loss to paper cover to top edge of upper cover, a series of tiny prickmarks to upper cover, staples rusted. One of 200 copies (though Pound & Grover speculate that perhaps only fifty copies of the folder were made). With an ink presentation inscription from Lewis ‘To dear Alic(k) Schepeler from P.Wyndham Lewis 1/12/17’. Alick Schepler, lover and friend of Lewis and other writers and artists notably W.B.Yeats, worked for the Illustrated London News. Addressed in letters by Lewis variously as ‘Alic…’ ‘Alick’ and ‘Alec’. from 1914-1917. Alick Schepeler who worked as a secretary on the Illu

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Publisher: The Little Review.
Date: 1917
Book ID: 600070

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