The Dancers Inherit the Party. Ian Hamilton Finlay.

The Dancers Inherit the Party

London: Fulcrum Press, 1969. First edition thus. Hardcover. First Fulcrum edition, adding poems not present in the earlier Migrant Press editions. 48 pp. Blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, with the dust jacket. The source of much controversy, as Finlay was displeased that Fulcrum presented the book as a first edition despite earlier editions having been published. He sued the publisher and won the case, the financial obligations leading to the dissolution of the press. Top edge a bit dusty, jacket scuffed with some creasing and a closed tear at the head of the spine. Ownership stamp on front free endpaper of Roy L. Walford, the noted gerontologist, UCLA professor, and Biosphere 2 physician. Near Fine / very good. Item #1143

Price: $75.00

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