Gaunt Island. Kenneth Macpherson.

Gaunt Island

Riant Chateau, Territet, Suisse: Pool, 1927. Leather Bound. 200p., decorative endpapers, mild foxing, deckled edges, very good first edition professionally rebound in tan calf and gilt titles and decorations, five raised bands on spine, very attractive and bright with mild wear to edges and very slight bumps to corners.

First novel by the bi-sexual Scottish avant garde filmmaker ("Borderline" which starred Paul Robeson) and husband of lesbian writer Bryher (aka Annie Winifred Ellerman) and lover of Hilda Doolittle. Together they formed The Pool Group which published the cinema film journal Close Up, produced the film "Borderline" and published several other books.

Cat.No: 232597

Price: $850.00