Royal Festival Hall Saison Poetry

I visited the Saison Poetry collection and discovered that the first issues of these books were held in there vaults, forms filled and ID given and I had my hands on them.

It felt very special to be handling these books, particularly the Queneau as i have been working on this particular format.  Lots of photos taken of the actual book binding, i am having difficulty finding someone to reproduce the book for me.  Another interesting note: A Hundred Thousand Billion Poem is actually One Hundred Million Million!  The poem that has turned into Myth and Legend…

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Dom Sylvester Houedard

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Dom Sylvester Houedard

Dom Sylvester Houedard

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Dom Sylvester Houedard

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100,000,000,000

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100,000,000,000

http://www.poetrylibrary.org.uk/publishers/poetrybook/

 

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