Recent Poems. One of 25 Copies Printed (1958)
Author: Patrick Kavanagh
Book ID: 67509
Recent Poems By Patrick Kavanagh. [Self-published],1958. Quarto limp green cloth, untitled. This copy incomplete & without the colophon page. Lacking 12 leaves (24 pages). A fine bright copy. Housed in collectors’ solander box.
Hand set in 12 pt. Egmont Light & printed on a hand press in an edition of 25 copies.
Signed & Dated by Patrick Kavanagh on the title page. With errata sheet present and with notation in his hand.
Kavanagh’s rarest and most desirable collection, including his fine elegy ‘In Memory of My Mother’, and his apologia, ‘If ever you come to Dublin town’:
‘He knew that posterity has no use For anything but the soul, The lines that speak the passionate heart, The spirit that lives alone, O he was a lone one, Fol dol the di do, Yet he lived happily I tell you.’
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