MORRIS, Jan ~ A Machynlleth Triad : With The Publisher’s Compliments Slip And The Prospectus
Gwasg Gregynog, Newtown: 1993
The First UK printing published by Gwasg Gregynog, Newtown in 1993. Foolscap 8vo. Number '43' of 310 sewn in printed wrappers. Housed within within the original cloth-backed cardboard chemise with printed lettering-piece to spine, and all within the original cloth-backed slipcase; pp. The frontispiece and six other tipped-in illustrations are by Brenda Berman. The book was designed by John Ryder. The BOOK, CHEMISE and SLIPCASE are all in Fine condition. The publisher's original prospectus for the book and their compliments slip are loosely inserted. This trilogy evokes three periods in the history of the Welsh town. The Welsh Rebellion against the English of the early 15th century, the present situation of 1991, and 'Y Dyfodol/The Future' imagines Machynlleth as the capital of the Welsh Republic celebrating an anniversary. A now elusive and handsome production from the acclaimed travel writer.