A12 POETIC UNREASON 
POETIC | UNREASON | AND OTHER | STUDIES | BY | ROBERT GRAVES AUTHOR OF | “THE MEANING OF DREAMS,” “ON ENGLISH POETRY” | “MOCK BEGGAR HALL,” ETC. | [publisher’s emblem] | CECIL PALMER | FORTY-NINE | CHANDOS | STREET | W.C. | 2
Collation: [A]8B–S8, 144 1eaves.
pp.[i] – [ii] blank; p.[iii] POETIC UNREASON; p.[iv] blank; p. [v] title-page; p.[vi] edition, copyright and printing notices; p.[vii] TO | HENRY HEAD; p.[viii] quotation from Skelton; pp. [ix] – [x] AUTHOR’S NOTE; p.[xi] CONTENTS; p.[xii] blank; pp. 1–276 text, with printer’s notice also at bottom of p.276.
18.2 × 12.4 cm. Bulk: 2.8/3.3 cm. White wove paper; top edge only trimmed. White wove endpapers. Bound in dark blue cloth; front and back blank; white label pasted on spine: [whole enclosed in rectangular decorative box rule:] POETIC UNREASON | Robert | Graves | Cecil | Palmer
Price: 6s. Number of copies unknown. Published in February 1925 in grey-green dust-jacket printed in black.
Contents: Author’s Note – What is Bad Poetry? (An Address given at Leeds University, December, 1922) – A Theory of Consciousness – Jekyll and Hyde – Defence of Poetic Analysis – Secondary Elaboration – The Illogical Element in Poetry – Classical and Romantic – Problems for Classification – Naturally – The Tempest: An Analysis – Control by Spirits – Poetic Genius – Succession – Sensory Vehicles of Poetic Thought.
Note: Biblo and Tannen, New York, issued a photo-offset reprinting of this edition on 14 March 1969 [dated 1968] (630 copies; price $10.00) which differ only in binding, bulk, and the removal of the printer’s notice on p.276 and the alteration of the copyright and printing notices on p.[vi].