The Golden Chain. Lyrical Poems 1964-1969 [Inscribed to Noam Chomsky]. Peter RUSSELL.

The Golden Chain. Lyrical Poems 1964-1969 [Inscribed to Noam Chomsky]

Venice: by the Author, 1970. First Edition. First printing. Wrappered issue. Octavo (22cm); plain card wrappers with printed dustjacket; 48pp. INSCRIBED on title page to American linguistics scholar and political activist Noam Chomsky: "For Noam Chomsky / architect of the human mind / from Peter Russell," dated Venice, 1970. Mild external wear, still Very Good or better. There was a simultaneous signed edition in boards.

Mid-career collection by this little-known but highly respected British lyric poet, who lived much of his life as an expatriate in Italy. Nicely inscribed to Russell's near-contemporary Noam Chomsky, though the circumstances of their meeting (or whether the book ever in fact resided in Chomsky's library) are unclear.

Price: $75.00

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