BECKETT, Samuel (1906-1989).


Published: Paris: The Hours Press, 1930.

Date: 1930

FIRST EDITION of the author's first separately published work. pp.[ii]; 4; [2], notes. Number 37 of 100 copies SIGNED by the author. Original russet-coloured printed card covers with wraparound paper band, announcing the young author as prize-winner of a contest sponsored by the Hours Press to compose a poem on the concept of time. Catalogue description of some vintage loosely inserted at rear (book then retailing at £1350). Internally fine, some dustiness to fragile covers and paper sash, some toning to extremities, neat professional repair to a chip at spine top and corners; show extremely well. A very good copy.


Offered by Adrian Harrington Rare Books