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Modern Poetry and Literature, Eight Volumes:

Auction:
2658B
Lot:
262
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2658B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 01, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

Modern Poetry and Literature, Eight Volumes: Wallace Stevens's (1879-1955) Notes toward a Supreme Fiction, Cummington Press, 1942, in publisher's white cloth boards, lettered on both boards and spine; Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood, London: Dent & Sons, [1954], with dust jacket; The Poems of Dylan Thomas, New York: New Directions, 1971, third printing, in a signed morocco binding by Maurin; T.S. Eliot's After Strange Gods, London: Faber & Faber, 1934, first trade edition, in publisher's cloth; Aldous Huxley's Words and Their Meanings, Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, [1940], with the dust jacket; Lawrence Durrell's Two Excursions into Reality, [Berkeley]: Circle Edition, 1947, with the dust jacket; E.E. Cummings's W, New York: Horace Liveright, 1931, publisher's binding, first leaf with pencil notes; The Collected Sonnets of John Keats, illustrated by John Buckland Wright, Maastricht: Halcyon Press, 1930. (8)
Estimate $650-850


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London, Wallace Stevens, Cummington Press, Dent & Sons, Los Angeles, Ward Ritchie Press, Lawrence Durrell, Horace Liveright, John Keats, John Buckland Wright, Halcyon Press

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