A Song for Simon, signed by Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888–1965). Illustrated by E. McKnight Kauffer
This limited edition and signed copy of T. S Eliot’s poem, A Song for Simon, is in very good condition. Original grey boards withe minor marks to the covers. Bookplate of L. Harris on the front pastedown. Spine a little browned. The contents are clean and the illustration is bright. Large paper copy 8vo 234/500 copies made on English hand made paper.
A Song for Simon is one of five poems included in the Ariel series of 38 pamphlets of poems by several authors. This was the sixteenth poem for the series and is illustrated by the avant garde artist, Edward McKnight Kauffer. Eliot also provided the poem, Aminula, for the series which was published in 1929 – see more information here.