Category: Modern First Editions

THE HAPPY ROCK. A Book About Henry Miller. Stock code: 10372

Author / Artist:

Miller, Henry

Description:

First edition. Inscribed presentation copy. Original grey linen-backed boards, black titles and red illustration to the upper board. Portrait of Henry Miller by Abraham Rattner to the title page. A very good copy, the board rubbed and worn to the corners, the contents faintly spotted to the endpapers otherwise clean and bright throughout.

Price:

£375.00

Notes:

One of 3000 copies. Later issue, this copy bound in 1947 and inscribed by Henry Miller on the front free endpaper "From Henry Miller / Big Sur / 4.20.50 / to Hugo or his friend / for whomever - / greetings - salut! / "Le cacodaimon" / H.M." The recipient is Hugo Manning (1913-1977) correspondent of many writers including Henry Miller, Nancy Cunard, Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot.