Echo's Bones, and Other Precipitates

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Title

Echo's Bones, and Other Precipitates

Subject

Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989.

Description

"This edition is limited to 327 copies of which 25 on Normandy vellum signed by the author are numbered I to XXV; 250 on alfa paper numbered 1 to 250; and 50 copies marked Hors commerce. 2 copies on Normandy vellum marked A and B are reserved for the author and publisher respectively"--Colophon.

Inscribed "for Aidan Higgins" by Beckett, Paris, August 1951. Newspaper clipping titled "Wrong body taken by undertakers" and dated 17.11.51 is pasted alongside the poem "Malacoda." 

Beckett had to pay for the printing costs of this collection of 13 poems. Higgins was an Irish writer and friend. Washington University also holds a first edition of Watt inscribed by Beckett to Higgins. 

Creator

Beckett, Samuel

Source

PR6003.E282 E25 1935 c. 1 & 2

Publisher

Paris : Europa Press

Date

1935

Relation

PR6003.E282 E25 1935 c.2: One of 250 numbered copies on Alfa paper.

Friends on the Radical Fringe exhibit case
To Thomas McGreevy, [15 March 1935]: "Not Poems after all, but: Echo's Bones, and Other Precipitates. C'est plus modeste."*

*It is more modest.

-The Letters of Samuel Beckett: 1929-1940, p. 264

Format

23 cm.
jpeg; 300 ppi

Language

English

Type

Book

Identifier

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Extent

26 unnumbered pages

5 scans

Files

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Citation

Beckett, Samuel, “Echo's Bones, and Other Precipitates,” WUSTL Digital Gateway Image Collections & Exhibitions, accessed September 26, 2020, http://omeka.wustl.edu/omeka/items/show/14847.