Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Some rocks

for Michael Leddy

Top: Ogdred Weary (Edward Gorey), The Dancing Rock (bound with Dogear Wryde, The Floating Elephant), The Fantod Press, 1993. Shown: cover and sample page. Purchased at the Gotham Book Mart. Bottom: Peter Blegvad, Stones in My Passway, The London Institute of 'Pataphysics, 2002. Shown: cover, title page, and sample page.


Michael Leddy said...

That's a lovely bunch of rocks.

Does the Blegvad book have a connection to Robert Johnson's song beyond the shared title?

Chris said...

Lyrics from the Johnson song are used as an epigraph. Other than that, the connection is mostly one of inspiration or association.