By the Niger and other poems.First Ediiton, Signed

By: THORPE, Michael

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THORPE, Michael. By the Niger and other poems. London : The Fortune Press, (1969). First Ediiton. Pp (14),11-91,(1). 8vo [125 x 193 mm], blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

Laugher p.566.

One of five-hundred copies, Thorpe's first collection.

I.

Nigeria :
By the Niger at Jebba : 1962;
Day at Badagry;
The Toddy Tapster;
Lizard;
An Under-developed People;
Etude in Negritude;
Scratch the Surface, and ...
Snap from an Unfinished Drama;
In Memory of Major Christopher Okigbo;
Epitaph;
For Christian, Alive or Dead.

The Far East :
An Inscrutable Problem;
"Blown by the Wind";
Confucius' Day;
Death in Sago Lane;
"Oriental Magic";
In Time of Riot;
A Menace to Society;
'They Were Orderly';
Eros in India;
Bangkok;
'Bleeding'?;
To a Georgian Poet Found Picking in a Tropical Library;
Back to Rural Life.

Turkey and Europe :
Crossing Euphrates : By Express;
Morning in Ankara;
Never the Dancer;
Danube : The Flood;
Beethoven's Walk;
Looking at a 17th Century Dutch Landscape;
Piet Mondrian : A Modern;
The Low Low Lands of Holland;
Enough and No More;
On a Late Romantic Siege of Leyden;
Dachau;
Recantation.


II.

Lunar Dream;
Sic Poems for Lucy :
(i) One to Another;
(ii) Fire;
(iii) Suburban Fallacy;
(iv) Beyond Analogy;
(v) Wishful Analogy;
(vi) The Child at the Cattle Market.

Town Quay;
"Sinners All";
Rebuke;
Reconciliation;
A Question;
Premature Elegy : (A Hap);
Drift;
Minor Operation;
Afterthioughts on Painting : For Adolf;
Case History;
The Outing;
February;
Outer and Inner;
June 13, 1967;
August;
Holiday Wear;
Viva;
Transcendence;
Shopping for God;
On Hearing of a Friend's Successful Completion of his Dream Process;
Elegy Undocumented;
For S.S. (Died September 1st, 1967) [on Siegfried Sassoon];
After the Deluge;
Blind Man's Ditch;
Man and Poet;
For D. J. Enright, on receiving His Unlawful Assembly;
Protest Against 'Protest Poetry';
At a Performance of Handel's Messiah;
Revisiting Lincoln Cathedral;
The Bishop's Tower.

Very good. Signed, without inscription, by Thorpe to title page. 50.00

Title: By the Niger and other poems.First Ediiton, Signed

Author Name: THORPE, Michael

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Fortune Press, London, 1969,: 1969

Seller ID: 506

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