Straight Farthest Blood Towards (Opening Section). Angus MACLISE.
Straight Farthest Blood Towards (Opening Section).
Straight Farthest Blood Towards (Opening Section).

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Straight Farthest Blood Towards (Opening Section).

Paris: The Dead Language, nd. (1959). First edition. Sq. 12mo. Single fold-out sheet, folded three times to make six pages (16x56.2cm. unfolded; 16x14.3cm. when folded). Printed in red and black (some copies also featured colour added by hand to the cover). MacLise's first publication.

Bookplate of the Belgian poet, essayist and translator Freddy de Vree attached to back cover, with date added in black ink below ("19/II/62.").

De Vree edited the magazine Nul (a short section from 'The Soft Machine' appeared in the January 1962 issue), and translated works by, among others, Bataille, Alechinsky, Barthes, Butor, Stefan Themerson, and Olivia de Haulleville, including a 1962 Dutch edition of 'Lemurs' limited to 50 copies.

Short splits at head and tail of one of the three folds; faint age-toning and minor corner wear. Overall, Very Good plus.

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