Land des Verkäufers
Verlag: Schott & Co. , London, 1952
Edition Schott 10184. Size: Folio. 24pp. Stapled as issued in publisher's printed wrappers. Dedicated to Mátyás Gyorgy Seiber (1905-1960).
Verlag: Schott & Co. , London, 1958
Publisher's printed wrappers. Edition Schott 10649. Size: 8vo. 86pp.
Verlag: Schott & Co. , London, 1961
Publisher's printed wrappers. Edition Schott 10737. Size: 8vo. [iv], 52pp.
Verlag: Schott and Co. , London, 1958
Publisher's printed wrappers. Edition Schott 10633. Size: 8vo. [iv], 83pp.
Verlag: Theodore Presser Company , Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, 1974
Size: Folio. [iv (title, commission, instrumentation, quote)], 64pp. Stapled as issued in publisher's printed wrappers (grubby, tear to lower inner corner of front wrapper). Commissioned by The Scottish National Orchestra for their 21st Anniversary; In Memory of Gustav Mahler; In Honour of those who died young. Facsimile of the composer's manuscript. Folio. [iv (title, commission, instrumentation, quote)], 64pp.
Verlag: Schott & Co. , London, 1972
Publisher's printed wrappers. Edition Schott 11161. Size: Folio. [iv], 56, 21pp.
Verlag: Theodore Presser [PN 411-41065], Bryn Mawr, 1977
Folio. Original publisher's red decorative wrappers. [i] (title), [ii] (note and copyright), [iii] (cast list), [iv] (blank), [v] (notes on first performance), [vi] (dedication), [vii] (synopsis), [viii] (instrumentation), 262 (manuscript facsimile), [i] (blank), [i] (colophon) pp. Wrappers somewhat worn.
Verlag: Schott and Co. , London, 1959
Publisher's printed wrappers. Edition Schott 10575. Size: 8vo. 152pp.
Verlag: Theodore Presser [PN 411-41073], Bryn Mawr, 1979
Folio. Original publisher's decorative lilac wrappers. [i] (title), [ii] (blank), [iii] (characters), [iv-v] (synopsis), [vi] (blank), 362 pp. Wrappers slightly worn. Slightly worn; music seller's handstamp to title. First Edition.
Verlag: Theodore Presser Company , Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, 1980
Size: Folio. 53pp. Stapled as issued in publisher's printed wrappers. Dedicated to Alex and Veronica Gibson.
Verlag: All items dating from, 1960
For more information relating to this influential series of concerts, see 'Pursuit: The Uncensored Memoirs of John Calder' (2001). Seven items, including two duplicates. Text of all items clear and complete. In fair condition, but with one side of a duplicate advertisement heavily sunned (see below). ONE: Typed Letter Signed ('Ian Hamilton') from Hamilton to Conn (husband of the poet Jeanne Conn), 12 February 1960. 4to, 1 p. Eighteen lines. Responding to Conn's criticisms, explaining reasons for cutting short discussion and cancelling part of the programme, and giving future plans. TWO: Unsigned draft (8vo, 2 pp) of letter, 9 February 1960, to which One was the reply. With corrections. THREE: Advertisement (landscape 8vo, 2 pp, on pink paper), with duplicate, for the first two concerts, 8 February and 14 March 1960. Statement of aims and other details on second page. The first concert featured Schoenberg's 'Verklärte Nacht', Boulez's 'Le Marteau sans Maître' (with 'illustrated introduction' and 'public discussion') and 'Readings from a new "novel" by Samuel Beckett'. Performers were the Morley Quartet and the New Music Ensemble (the latter featuring Cornelius Cardew). FOUR: Mimeographed typed programme (8vo, 1 p) for the 'Inaugural Concert', containing the following: 'Unfortunately, SAMUEL BECKETT has not yet completed the sections of his new "novel" from which readings are advertised in tonight's concert. These will be presented at our third concert on 5 APRIL, and will be read by PATRICK MAGEE. | Tonight we are pleased to be able to present translations - by JONATHAN GRIFFIN - of poems by RENÉ CHAR. These will be read by HAROLD PINTER.' FIVE: Advertisement (landscape 8vo, 2 pp, on brown paper), with sunned duplicate, for the third and fourth concerts. Details on second page as Three. The third concert features 'Readings from a new "Novel" of SAMUEL BECKETT read by Patrick Magee', and the fourth, 'Readings from the works of BRECHT read by Sam Wanamaker'.