Larkspur and Lad's Love.
Edited by Clare MacCulloch. Lino-cuts by G. Brender à Brandis.Carlisle, Ontario: Brandstead Press, 1977 Stock Code: 122990
First edition, number 27 of 150 copies, printed on Hayle handmade paper, each copy sewn and bound by hand. Laid in is the publisher's announcement advertising this "collection of Canadian poetry for gay men". This copy has the ownership inscription of Winston Leyland (b.1940), a leading figure in American LGBT publishing who won the Stonewall Book Award in 1980. He established the Gay Sunshine Press in 1975, and his Gay Sunshine Journal (1970-82) was particularly influential for its interviews with prominent gay writers of the era.
Quarto. Original patterned cloth, title label to front, brown endpapers. With the slipcase.
Lino-cut illustrations by Brender à Brandis.
Very slight cracking to gutter at front, otherwise fine.
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