CERBERUS. Poems by / Louis Dudek /Irving Layton / Raymond Souster. Signed.

Toronto: Contact Press, 1952.

1st Edition. Soft cover. Signed by Author. The First book of the press signed in a contemporary hand by Irving Layton. First edition. 8vo, pp. 98. iIlustrated stiff brown wrappers missing a 3/4" chip at the spine heel. About 650 copies printed. Perhaps the single most important publishing venture in the annals of modern Canadian poetics, this breakthrough collaboration launched Contact Press in Canada & the Press's subsequent explosive period of poetry publishing, the most significant in the history of the nation. A very good copy.

Item #12275    Price: US$450.00