London (1948). Welch's last book, published just before his untimely death. A collection of short stories, including the widely respected "When I was Thirteen", hailed by Edmund White and William S. Burroughs. Very good in a very nice Gothic jacket designed by the author, minor edgewear. One of a limited number of copies printed for contintal E#urope and so designated on verson of title page.
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London: Enitharmon Press (1976). A posthumous collection of Welch's intensely personal poetry and a selection of his drawings, with an Introduction by Jean-Louis Chevalier. Mine was a lost and moony life Alone among the fields at night: Or in the loft with the sick smelling apples Blistering along the shelves in the moonlight. Mine was a life all to myself With torn newspaper about my feet, But now I lie beneath this enemy sky At the end of the longest street. Of a total edition of 660 copies, this is one of 60 special numbered copies on blue paper and specially bound. A fine copy. Uncommon.
North Pomfret (1993). The first publication of Elysium Press, printed by hand over the course of a year in the Studio Arts Workshop at Dartmouth College. This previously unpublished essay is an account of the author's first meeting with his mentor, Edith Sitwell and captures his minutely observed insights into human behaviour and aesthetics that earned him a loyal following in his short writing career. Illustrated by Pierre Le-Tan, with an Introduction by Edmund White. Fine, as issued in Japanese silk boards, glassine wrappers.