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Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions

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Lot 528

Crowder (Henry) Henry Music... Poems by Nancy Cunard, Richard Aldington, Walter Lowenfels, Samuel Beckett, Harold Acton, first and only edition, one of 100 copies signed by Crowder and additionally inscribed by him, Paris, Hours Press, 1930.

 

Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000

Hammer Price: £3,000

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Crowder (Henry) Henry Music... Poems by Nancy Cunard, Richard Aldington, Walter Lowenfels, Samuel Beckett, Harold Acton, first and only edition, one of 100 copies signed by Crowder and additionally inscribed by him "For Mr. and Mrs. Otto Theis... if this little effort of mine brings you one moment of pleasure, I assure that I am amply repaid for whatever effort went into the making of it. You two people are realy [sic] nearer to my heart than you may suspect." to limitation p., musical notation, light foxing and browning, original pictorial boards with specially designed photomontage (incorporating a portrait of Crowder, African sculptures and Nancy Cunard's bangles) by Man Ray, light wear to spine, a little browned, extremities rubbed, folio, Paris, Hours Press, 1930.

An excellent presentation copy of this rare work.

Full Lot Details

Crowder (Henry) Henry Music... Poems by Nancy Cunard, Richard Aldington, Walter Lowenfels, Samuel Beckett, Harold Acton, first and only edition, one of 100 copies signed by Crowder and additionally inscribed by him "For Mr. and Mrs. Otto Theis... if this little effort of mine brings you one moment of pleasure, I assure that I am amply repaid for whatever effort went into the making of it. You two people are realy [sic] nearer to my heart than you may suspect." to limitation p., musical notation, light foxing and browning, original pictorial boards with specially designed photomontage (incorporating a portrait of Crowder, African sculptures and Nancy Cunard's bangles) by Man Ray, light wear to spine, a little browned, extremities rubbed, folio, Paris, Hours Press, 1930.

An excellent presentation copy of this rare work.