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Rees, Ioan Bowen.

THE MOUNTAINS OF WALES

An Anthology in Verse & Prose Gwasg Gregynog, Newtown 1987.
Sm. 4to. 189pp. + [i]. Red and black lettered t.p., 8 mounted colour plates from watercolours by Reverend John Parker. Very good in original bright coloured vellum backed boards with gilt monogram to upper board, gilt lettered spine, t.e.g., enclosed in cloth slipcase as issued. Number 153 of a Limited Edition of 255 Copies, of a larger Limitation of 275, (including 20 Copies especially bound). ‘much of the Welsh verse and some of the prose, about one third of the whole, is left untranslated and the reader of referred to notes on its significance. With the compliment slip from Gregynog Press. Ioan Bowen Rees (1929–1999) Welsh poet, mountaineer and political activist. He became a Druid of the Gorsedd in recognition of his Welsh-language poetry. Rees' son, Gruff Rhys, is the musician in the Super Furry Animals.
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