The Carnal Myth.

DAHLBERG, EDWARD.

£20.00

Publisher

Calder and Boyars.

Place

London

Date

1970

Synopsis

A search into classical sensuality. (signature series. 3).

Item Description

FIRST UK EDITION. 8vo. 5.75 x 8 inches. [vi] + 121 pp + [1] pp. series list. Bound in grey cloth, in dust wrapper, which is a little sunned and with a few small tears; otherwise a very good copy. Dedication to Ralph Steadman on title page, Decorated by title page vignette. The author's thoughts on carnality and sensuality ranging widely around the classical world of antiquity and beyond. Edward Dahlberg (1900-77) was a US novelist and essayist, who, after his war service became part of the expatriate group of writers living in Paris in the interwar years. This copy has the author's 1970 signed dedication to the cartoonist, Ralph Steadman (b.1936).

[Stock No. 26689]

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