Notes: Ralph Steadman published this collection of poems—written by Kerr, a close friend—under his Steam Press imprint. Steadman illustrates each poem with a line drawing. The total edition was 68 copies.
This is one of ten deluxe copies, signed by Kerr and Steadman, with a clamshell case, and an original screenprint by Steadman. The print, "An Evening with Ted Hughes", is inspired by the poem in the book. It measures 5 by 7-1/2 inches and is numbered and signed by Steadman.
113 pages. 5-1/4 by 7-3/4 inches.
Edition + Condition: First edition. A fine copy in a fine clamshell box and with a fine example of the Steadman print. This is copy 2 of 10 with the screenprint. Three sheets of tissue paper laid in to protect the print and its paper sleeve are present, as issued.
Publication: (N.-pl. but Great Britain]: Steam Press, 2003.
Item No: #306956