May 1965

Edinburgh: WIld Hawthorn Place, 1965
24 x 17cm, 10 internal sheets printed recto only plus card covers. Spiral bound. A collection of poems taken from Eric Satie's notes translated from the French by Johnson and illustrated by John Furnival. One work - PUSS IN THE CORNER - can be seen to be a "constellation" or visual poem relating the a cat stalking a mouse. Ratehr charming. One number of POTH - Poor Old Tired Horse Nr 9 - Finlay's poetry journal also included a couple of these poems but was published two years earlier than this more complete collection. This was officially the press' eleventh book.

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Sceaux: Cinquieme Saison, 1965
27 x 26cm folder with a typographic cover designed by Henri Chopin (who was also the publisher and editor) and content of bound in artworks by Francois Dufrene, Jean-Jacques Leveque. Gabriel Paris, Dora Feilane, Henri Chopin, Serge Beguier, Gianni Bertini, Francoise Saint-Thibault, Laura Sheleen, John Giorno, Brion Gysin, Bernard Heidsieck, Les Aelys, Paul-Armand Gette, Alain Jouffroy, Jean-Clarence Lambert and Rodolfo Krasno. No record was included in this special number of OU released for the Biennale.
Finlay contributs one work which was not bound in but rather left loose in the pages so is often missing - STANDING POEM 2. (APPLE/HEART 2) from 1965. This is exactly the same card as the standing poem the Wild Hawthorn Press published and sold separately - one presumes Finlay just extended the print run.

One of 475 hand numbered examples on offset satin (after 50 de tete or Hors Commerce copies). One mark on cover and a diagonal crease but internally VG+ with VG++ Finlay card..

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