Honey by the Water 1973 Ian Hamilton Finlay SIGNED ~ Concrete Poetry ~ Black Sparrow Press


Title: Honey by the Water

Author: Ian Hamilton Finlay. Afterword by Stephen Bann.

Description: Limited hardbound edition signed and numbered, this copy being number 87. The colophon states that there were to be 200 signed & numbered copies in paper wrappers and 26 signed & lettered copies hardbound in boards by Earle Gray. This copy is unexplainably both hardbound and numbered. Bound in quarter cloth (woven in blue/teal/green) with goldenrod-colored papered sides over boards. Frontispiece photograph by John Lucas. Seven-page afterword by Stephen Bann. Concludes with a one-page biography with portrait of the author. pp. 57, [2]. Placed in an archival mylar sleeve. Fine. A near immaculate copy.

Ian Hamilton Findlay's third collection of purely concrete poetry, following Rapel (1963) and Telegrams from My Windmill (1964).

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Black Sparrow Press
Place: Los Angeles
Year: 1973

Keywords: Concrete Poetry

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