The Old Dog Barks Backwards
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1972. 19.5x14cm: 129pp. First Edition, First Printing. Illustrated with twenty line drawings by Robert Binks. Blue cloth boards with green line illustration stamped on front board. Gilt titling to spine. Minor fading to board edges. Head and tail of spine slightly bumped. Bright green end papers. Contemporary book plate of a flower bouquet and a kitten pawing at a scrap book affixed to front end paper. Some dust soiling to top edge. Interior clean and bright. Minor soiling to price-clipped dust jacket, with some wear at spine ends. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket.
A posthumous collection of 77 Nash verses, many of which have been published in magazines, but none of which has ever appeared in book form. There is no basic theme to them - the verses range in their subject matter as widely as did Nash’s interests (front flap).