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Samuel Beckett: A Celebration


Poems in English. London: John Calder, [1961].

This is copy number 68 of a limited edition of 100 copies on hand made paper, signed by the author, which was printed in advance of the first edition.

Gift of Sir Joseph Gold
Gedichte Gedichte. Wiesbaden: Limes Verlag, [1959].

This publication is the first collected edition of Beckett's poetry to that point and includes his poems in their original English or French versions with facing translations into German.

Gift of Sir Joseph Gold

Poèmes. Paris: Les Éditions de Minuit, [1968].

This copy is one of one hundred special "hors-commerce" copies and has been specially inscribed by Samuel Beckett to Joseph Gold.
Gift of Sir Joseph Gold
Poems Poems 1930 - 1989. London: Calder Publications, [2002].

This collection gathers together all of Samuel Beckett's poetry, including previously unpublished poetry and translations, and poetry written in the years preceding his death in 1989.

Comment dire. [Paris]: Librarie Compagnie, [1989].

This facsimile of Beckett's original manuscript of his poem "Comment Dire" was issued as a keepsake for the third anniversary of the bookstore "La Librairie Compagnie" which took its name from Beckett's work of the same name.
Gift of Sir Joseph Gold
Drunken Boat, by Arthur Rimbaud, translated by Samuel Beckett. Reading: Whiteknights Press, 1976.

This copy is number 21 of an edition of 100 in a special binding signed by Samuel Beckett. Beckett translated this poem in 1932, but it remained unpublished. Beckett's original typescript of the translation is printed here in facsimile.

Gift of Sir Joseph Gold
Quatres Poèmes. Four Songs. New York: Edition Kaldewey, 1986.

This unique artist's book was bound by C. Zwang in triangular-shaped boards in an edition of 40 copies. It includes six etchings by the artist and composer Bun-Ching Lam. Bun-Ching Lam also composed and recorded the music on the enclosed phonograph record for each of the Beckett.

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