WHITTINGTON PRESS. MACGREGOR, Miriam. BRAGG, Melvyn. ~ Poems for Alan Hancox.
Title page wood engravings by Miriam Macgregor. One of only 50 special copies, this no. XLI, signed by all the contributors, and with separate proofs of the title page engravings by Miriam Macgregor, each signed by her on pencil and housed in the rear pocket. There were also 300 regular copies. Introduction by Melvyn Bragg. Assembled by Alan Tucker. Set in Goudy Modern type and printed on Zerkall mould-made paper. Pp. . 4to., original quarter burgundy Oasis morocco over patterned paper covered boards, lettering in gilt to spine, housed in the original brown cloth-edged paper covered slipcase. A lovely copy.
The poems and essays are contributed by Melvyn Bragg, Adrain Mitchell, U.A. Fanthorpe, D.J. Enright, Duncan Forbes, Michael Horovitz, John Fuller, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Jenny Joseph, Laurie Lee, Peter Levi, Peter Kavanagh, Brian Patten, Jon Stalllworthy, Jon Silken, Charles Tomlinson, Lawrence Sail and Michael Foot.