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The Room and Other Poems 1921-1926.

Stock Code 109482

Shaftesbury, High House Press, 1927

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Presentation copy. First edition of this collection of White's poetry from 1921-1926, inscribed by the author in blue ink to the front free endpaper: 'Lotte Reiniger from Eric Walter White 1931 "The puppets' limbs unbend. The scene is set, all bravely lit. You jerk a creaking wire (!) and watch excited longings ache & fret and mimic passions kindle into fire." p.18'

The recipient was Charlotte 'Lotte' Reiniger, a German film director and the foremost pioneer of silhouette animation. Her best known films are The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926), the oldest surviving feature-length animated film, and Papageno.

First edition, number 94 of 180 copies, inscribed by the author; 8vo; light age-toning, some offsetting to endpapers, else unmarked internally; publisher's marbled boards, black lettering to spine, slight toning to spine and boards, with the original glassine wrapper, torn with loss, else a very good copy.
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Provenance: Lotte Reiniger, German film director (author's presentation inscription).<br />

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