‘Songs for While I’m Away’ (With) ‘Philip’ (1974-1977)
Author: Phil Lynott
Book ID: 67242
‘Songs for While I’m Away.’ Edited & with an Introduction by Peter Fallon. Pippen Publishers, 1974. One of 800 copies in wrappers (there were 200 hardback copies signed by Lynott). Cover and contents illustrations by Jim Fitzpatrick, with two illustrations by Tim Booth. A fine bright copy.
Although 800 copies of the wrapper edition are stated to have been published very few have appeared on the market which would suggest a much smaller print run. This copy with ‘Second Edition’ stamp to rear endpaper.
‘Philip.’ Introduction by John Peel. Illustrations by Tim Booth, Jim Fitzpatrick & Mari Bossard with a Portrait Kketch by Tony Laumer. Designed and Produced by Jack Wood, Mike Keyworth (1977). Pp 40. Black card covers, lettered in green. A fine copy.
Inscribed on the dedication page by Philomena Lynott.
Housed together in collector’s solander box.
Collection of poetry by the founder of the iconic Irish rock band Thin Lizzy. Containing 21 poems which were all lyrics from Thin Lizzy songs, except one titled “A Holy Encounter.”