A Year of Birds.
Poems by Iris Murdoch, Engravings by Reynolds Stone.Tisbury: Compton Press, 1978 Stock Code: 134001
Signed limited edition, number 278 of 350 copies signed by Murdoch and Stone. The collection was originally conceived as a calendar and features 12 poems accompanied by a fine engraving by stone associating each month to a bird. The poems were later set to music by Sir Malcolm Williamson and performed at the Proms in 1995.
Octavo. Original brown-cloth backed marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt.
With 12 full-page wood-engravings by Reynolds Stone.
Very light rubbing at extremities, else a near-fine copy.
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