HUGHES (TED) The Best Worker in Europe, NUMBER 14 OF 156 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ARTIST, ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED BY HUGHES TO HIS SISTER ("For Olwyn with love from Ted Christmas 1985") on front free endpaper, and with a 10-LINE AUTOGRAPH POEM on the colophon, Designed and Printed by Sebastian Carter, at the Rampant Lions Press, for the Atlantic Salmon Trust, 1985

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HUGHES (TED)
The Best Worker in Europe, NUMBER 14 OF 156 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ARTIST, ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED BY HUGHES TO HIS SISTER ("For Olwyn with love from Ted Christmas 1985") on front free endpaper, and with a 10-LINE AUTOGRAPH POEM on the colophon, Designed and Printed by Sebastian Carter, at the Rampant Lions Press, for the Atlantic Salmon Trust, 1985

Sold for £ 687 (US$ 860) inc. premium
The Property of Frieda Hughes
HUGHES (TED)
The Best Worker in Europe, NUMBER 14 OF 156 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ARTIST, ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED BY HUGHES TO HIS SISTER ("For Olwyn with love from Ted Christmas 1985") on front free endpaper, and with a 10-LINE AUTOGRAPH POEM on the colophon, 3 woodcut illustrations (of which one on upper cover) by Charles Jardine, publisher's wrappers [Sagar/Tabor A89a.2], large 8vo, Designed and Printed by Sebastian Carter, at the Rampant Lions Press, for the Atlantic Salmon Trust, 1985

Footnotes

  • Presentation copy from Ted Hughes to his sister Olwyn, including an additional 10-line manuscript poem about salmon entitled 'Spare Verse', the first line of which reads "And five hundred of him came...". See illustration overleaf.
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