HUGHES (TED) Moortown Elegies, ONE OF 6 SPECIALLY BOUND  AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPIES, Rampant Lion Press, for The Rainbow Press, 1978

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Lot 388
HUGHES (TED)
Moortown Elegies, ONE OF 6 SPECIALLY BOUND AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPIES, Rampant Lion Press, for The Rainbow Press, 1978

Sold for £ 1,750 (US$ 2,189) inc. premium
The Property of Frieda Hughes
HUGHES (TED)
Moortown Elegies, ONE OF 6 SPECIALLY BOUND AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPIES, this for Nicholas Hughes (as stated on the colophon), from an overall edition of 175, copies, one full-page illustration by Leonard Baskin, original full crushed morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, illustration of a bull blocked in gilt on upper cover, t.e.g., slipcase [Sagar/Tabor 57a], folio (335 x 235mm.), Rampant Lion Press, for The Rainbow Press, 1978

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  • One of six "author's presentation copies", this copy for Ted Hughes's son Nicholas, founder of the Morrigu Press. These were specially bound in full morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe.
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