Dail Pren with: Ephemera. Waldo Williams.
Dail Pren with: Ephemera
Dail Pren with: Ephemera
Dail Pren with: Ephemera

Dail Pren with: Ephemera

Llandysul, Wales, UK: Gwasg Aberystwyth, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. A volume of poetry by Waldo Williams (1904-1971), among the foremost Welsh-language poets of the twentieth century as well as a noted pacifist, anti-war activist & conscientious objector. Small-format hardcover in dust jacket, first edition, presumed first printing, published in Wales during 1956. All text in Welsh. Small-format hardcover in dust jacket, an exquisite little production. Included is a newspaper clipping (also in the Welsh language) about Williams, hand-identified & dated 1958. Williams' books published in his lifetime are very rare, especially this collection in its very first form. Book in very fine condition with only very slight fading to green front, back covers & spine; mild wear & a few tiny bumps at edges & corners of same; moderate spotting to edges of text block. Interior very fine with very petite previous owner's signature in blue ink on blank front endpaper; moderate spotting to paste-downs & endpapers; very slight bleeding of text block-edge spotting noted above onto thin blank edges of some page leaves; sparse spotting at blank margins of a few of same. Unclipped dust jacket very fine with mild spotting esp. at edges of front, back covers & spine; lightest wear & a few tiny bumps at edges & corners of same. Ephemera very fine with inevitable mild browning, many folds. Very Fine / Very fine. [Item #3624]

Price: $40.00

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