Homo Sonetticus Moorensis (Signed copy)
Signed by both the poet, Merrill Moore, and the translator, Alexander Gode
First edition, limited to 400 copies (this being no 94), hardback with patterned paper covered boards and printed titling to spine. Set and printed at the Dolmen Press in Dublin. With decorations by Michael Morrow. 19 × 12.5cm, unpaginated.
Signed to the title page by both Merrill Moore and Alexander Gode.
A series of twelve sonnets in English by prolific sonnet-writer Merrill Moore, and then each has been translated into Interlingua, an Italic international auxiliary language developed in the mid-twentieth century by Gode. The book has small woodcut decorations.
This copy is in very good condition, with light rubbing to the boards and a little tanning to the spine. There is a small precious owner's inscription to the front pastedown.