David Rattray
Opening the Eyelid
(regular and limited editions)

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David Rattray
Opening the Eyelid
(regular and limited editions)

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Brooklyn, NY: diwan, 1990.

77 pp., 6 x 9 inches. First and only edition. Frontispiece portrait of the author by Basil King; cover calligraphy by Suzanne Moore. Issued in a trade edition of a thousand paperback copies, plus a hundred numbered and signed copies bound in full cloth. New, at publication price.

David Rattray, who died in 1993 at the age of 56, was widely known for his translations from Antonin Artaud, René Crevel, Roger Gilbert-Lecomte, and others, as well as for his wide-ranging erudition, esoteric studies, and outrageous humor. This collection is the only accessible edition of his own stunning poems.

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