Put Thou Thy Tears Into My Bottle. James Fenton.

Put Thou Thy Tears Into My Bottle

Oxford: Sycamore Press, 1969. First edition. Single sheet folded twice. Fenton's second publication, containing two poems "One" and "Another One," printed by John Fuller at the Sycamore Press. The title is a misquotation from the Psalms, about which Fuller said, "This is the one I misprinted the title. He didn’t seem to mind. I had some theological explanation for sticking with it, quite apart from the laziness in order to reprint the whole thing entirely, having done it. I think we could just draw a veil over that. No doubt if you don’t say anything about it being an error it will become a sort of postmodernist twist on the biblical text by James himself whenever somebody writes up his work." (as quoted in Ryan Roberts' John Fuller and the Sycamore Press, Oak Knoll 2010). A fine copy. Fine. Item #351

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