ULLSTEIN; 3 Neuerscheinungen bei den gelben Ullsteinbüchern für 1 Mark

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From newsletter 9:

20.  PURDY, James Kitty Blue: Ein Märchen. Aus dem Amerikanischen Englisch übersetzt von Tanja Schmidt. Utrecht, Hugin & Munin, 1999. 8vo. Original wrappers. 56 p. Printed in purple and black by Jan Erik Bouman on Lana paper. One of 60 numbered copies. Wrappers with gilt publisher's mark. 

€ 50

* Translation in German, a superb bibliophile edition, set in Monotype and printed by hand. SIGNED by James Purdy. Jan Bouman died last September. 

From newsletter 3:

13.  PURDY, James The Blue House. Forbidden Poems. Utrecht, Hugin & Munin, 2004. Gilt morocco backed boards with Roma paper in slipcase (Phoenix Bindery). 40 p. Set by hand from  Romanée and Cancelleresca Bastarda type and printed in black and blue on Zerkall-Bütten in 80 numbered copies, all signed (a bit shakily) by the author. First edition. 

€ 250

* This is one of only 18 Roman numbered deluxe copies bound in 3/4 morocco. A lustrously beautiful book with refined typography.

From newsletter 1:

15.  PURDY, James Collected Poems. Amsterdam, Athenaeum-Polak & Van Gennep, 1990. 22 x 15 cm. Cloth with DJ. 152 p. First Edition. 

€ 125

* One of 125 hardbound copies, numbered and signed by the author under the colophon. Total number of copies of Purdy's Collected Poems only 751 copies! With signed author's dedication: 'For Hans Evers/ Every good wish!/ Sincerely,/ James Purdy/ 15 maart 1990/ Amsterdam'.