HUGHES (TED) Animal Poems, SIGNED AND DATED "Ted Hughes 25 Sept. 1971", also signed by Frieda Hughes, and embellished by her with illustrations on 2 pages of a fantastical creature and a bird in black ink, various sizes; and 17 other items by, or relating to Ted Hughes (27)

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HUGHES (TED)
Animal Poems, SIGNED AND DATED "Ted Hughes 25 Sept. 1971", also signed by Frieda Hughes, and embellished by her with illustrations on 2 pages of a fantastical creature and a bird in black ink, various sizes; and 17 other items by, or relating to Ted Hughes (27)

Sold for £ 3,125 (US$ 3,935) inc. premium
The Property of Frieda Hughes
HUGHES (TED)
Animal Poems, SIGNED AND DATED "Ted Hughes 25 Sept. 1971", also signed by Frieda Hughes, and embellished by her with illustrations on 2 pages of a fantastical creature and a bird in black ink, limited to 100 copies (this possibly a proof copy, not signed on colophon), contents loose in salmon pink printed wrappers [cf. Sagar/Tabor A13], [Crediton, Richard Gilbertson, 1967]; Poems... Linocuts, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED "To Olwyn with love from Ted, 22d March 1969", 6 colour plates by Gavin Robbins, publisher's boards [not in Sagar/Tabor], Bartholomew Books, Exeter College of Art, 1968; Rain-Charm for the Duchy... for the Christening of His Royal Highness Prince Harry... [Commissioned by the Westcountry Rivers Trust], publisher's cloth-backed marbled boards, [Gwynedd, Embers Handpress, 2009]; Season Songs... Pictures by Leonard Baskin, first American edition, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed "Happy New Year to Leonard [Baskin] from Ted, 1 January 1977", colour plates, publisher's cloth, dust-jacket [Sagar/Tabor A44b], New York, 1975; idem, another copy, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, New York, 1975; Shakespeare's Poem, NUMBER 116 OF 175 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, publisher's wrappers and gate-fold sleeve [Tabor A30], [Lexham Press, 1971]--HODGKIN (M.R.,editor) Young Winter's Tales [with contribution by Hughes], TED HUGHES'S COPY, with printed slip dated 25 October 1973 loosely inserted, additionally inscribed by Frieda Hughes, publisher's cloth, dust-jacket, Macmillan, 1973--Modern Poetry in Translation, No.1, 2 copies, edited by Hughes and Daniel Weissbort, together with original typescript order slip, disbound, [1965]--Oedipus by Seneca. Translated by Hughes, typescript, remnant of agency label of Olwyn Hughes, blue wrappers, [n.d.]--Raritan. A Quarterly Review, vol. 14, no. 2 [including: Ted Hughes. On Sylvia Plath], ANNOTATED AND CORRECTED BY HUGHES in at least 12 places, publisher's wrappers, New Brunswick, 1994, various sizes; and 17 other items by, or relating to Ted Hughes (27)

Footnotes

  • Includes Ted Hughes's corrected and annotated copy of his article 'On Sylvia Plath' (mostly centring on The Bell Jar), published in the Raritan, 1994.
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