MESSAGE FROM NOWHERE - Message de Nulle Part: Collection of Poetry, Drawings & Criticism.
MESSAGE FROM NOWHERE - Message de Nulle Part: Collection of Poetry, Drawings & Criticism.

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MESSAGE FROM NOWHERE - Message de Nulle Part: Collection of Poetry, Drawings & Criticism.

London: The London Gallery Editions, November 1944. First (and only) edition. 8vo. Stapled wrps., 24pp. (including cover).

Edited by ELT Mesens, and produced in part as an affirmation of solidarity with the English group following his conflict with Toni del Renzio. Illustrated with drawings by Alfred Jarry, F.A. Cazals, Pablo Picasso, Edith Rimmington, John Banting, and Robert Baxter.

Contents include 'Answer to Grave-Diggers' by André Breton; a 'Homage to Alfred Jarry', featuring his 'Song of Unbraining' (translated by Sybil and ELT Mesens); poems by Mesens, Roland Penrose, Jacques Brunius, Patrick Waldberg, and Simon Watson Taylor; correspondence relating to the recent London Gallery Editions pamphlet, 'Idolatry & Confusion', from E.M. Forster, Alex Comfort, Robert Melville, and Conroy Maddox, among others; and quotations from Breton, Jacques Vaché, and others.

Slight age-toning along spine, o/w Very Good plus or better.

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