Billy Childish -- The Uncorrected Billy Childish
Selected poems. Chosen with an introduction by Dr. Albirt Umber. Billy Childish, a cult figure in Europe, the US and Japan, has recorded over 100 albums, produced 2000 paintings, published 40 collections of poetry and penned 4 novels. This new selection includes over 100 poems taken from his extensive back catalogue, as well as new material.
Due 2018. Updated and revised by Mr. Childish.
Details coming soon. Enquiries welcome. Price tbc
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Handbound at the Tangerine workshop with cloth-covered heavy duty acid-free boards, conservation glue and hemp cord; distinctive Tangerine Press logo stamped onto the front cover in black ink; 100 numbered and 26 lettered/signed copies for sale. The first fifty numbered copies were also signed. Lettered copies included a tipped-in, unique watercolour/pencil self-portrait, produced especially for this edition. Text set in Monotype Garamond.
Unusually for Mr. Childish, and in accordance with Dr. Umber’s vision, both formats of this collection have been broken down into themed sections. They are: Insects & Small Crawlers; Beasts; Love & Sex; Abuse & Forgiveness; Fathers & Sons; In Nature; With & Without God; Emotional Secretions.
"...the individuality of Childish will shock and abuse the reader."
--taken from Dr. Umber's lively introduction.