Don't tell Sybil: An intimate memoir of E.L.T. Mesens by…

Don't tell Sybil: An intimate memoir of E.L.T. Mesens by MELLY, George < >

Don't tell Sybil: An intimate memoir of E.L.T. Mesens

London Heinemann 1997

226pp + [8] pp of b/w plates grouped at centre of the book. Dust wrapper designed by Marcel Marien. A little worn at edges else good copy. E L T Mesens was a poet, maker of collage and surrealist. He also established the short lived London Gallery Limited with Roland Penrose which was key to bringing Surrealist artists to the public's attention and the chief editor of the London Bulletin (1938–1940) Melly was a friend of both Mesens and his wife Sybil. Useful insignts into the life of someone largely forgotten. From the collection of Bruce Wannell with his bookplate on front end paper. [ Designed by Mark Hearld ]

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