Lodged in a brown manila envelope with a mailing label denoting "Manuscript & Proofs, Etc.--The Concise Dentdale Dictionary of English Place Names", with a signed presentation copy 1/175, and a list of friends.of Jonathan and Jargon Press. Planned as a Yuletide gift by the poet. The covers are cream paper wrappers with a colored print of "Elvis Presley after eating 200 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches flown in by private jet from the Brown Palace Hotel, Denver, Colorado". A thick packet of mock-ups and proofs. Parts are handwritten by Williams. Also, laid in , are 3 more unfinished copies . In addition, a first edition of Williams' book, "Lines About Hills Above Lakes" with postals by Jonathan Williams, 2 Drawings by Barry Hall and a foreword by John Wain. Publ. by Roman Books Inc. in 1964. 27 pages. Cream covers tied with black wool. Fine. For the fan of Williams' strange and lovely humor. He had a house in Corn Close, Dentdale and was grounded in the off-beat words of places there. A delightful manuscript !. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Concise Dentdale Dictionary of English ...
Publisher: An Otis Edition
Publication Date: 1987
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Yuletide, North Carolina, 1987. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Good to very good in paper wraps -scarce item; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Seller Inventory # 51743
Book Description Otis Edition, Highlands, North Caroline, 1987. Paper Covers with Dustwrapper. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. 1st Edition. Brown paper wrappers, black card cover, unpaginated. Inscribed by the author under his printed name on title page, 'for Adrian & Celia with love' presented to the late poet, Adrian Mitchell. Dustwrapper slightly bumped at some edges, otherwise very good, clean and unmarked copy. Seller Inventory # 34534