In Country Sleep.

“Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rage at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light": Signed Limited First Edition of Dylan Thomas' In Country Sleep

In Country Sleep.

THOMAS, Dylan .


Item Number: 109248

New York: New Directions, 1952.

Signed limited edition, one of 100 copies of this collection of poems, including the first book appearance of “Do not go gentle into that good night,” published the year before his death,  Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Dylan Thomas. Fine in a fine slipcase. An exceptional example.

Dylan Thomas’ last collection of new poetry includes “Poem on His Birthday,” “Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night,” “Lament” and “In Country Sleep.” Interviewed just before the book’s publication, Thomas said, “I’ve never seen what a poem really looks like. But I keep trying” (Ferris, 274). He died the following year.

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