"It's like our visit to the moon or to that other star I guess you go for nothing if you really want to go that far": First Edition of Leonard Cohen's Death of a Lady's Man; Signed by Him
Death of a Lady’s Man.
Item Number: 26018
Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1978.
First edition, first state with “Lie down.” on page 94. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Leonard Cohen on the title page. Near fine in a near fine clipped dust jacket with light rubbing.
First published in 1978, the theme of this insightful and moving poetry collection is love with all its dilemmas. It is largely autobiographical in tone, offering the reader insights into Cohen's private world. From the 1950s and 1960s onward, Cohen's mournful, thought-provoking lyrics and poems have formed the backdrop to the musings of generations.