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New York: Heron Press, (1929). First edition (Bruccoli, et al, "First Printings...", 1979, v.4). Bound in original black leather, gilt lettered, decorated in gilt and silver, in original black paper slipcase decorated in silver, illustrated (by Robert Fawcett), printed on hand made Van Gelder, number 101 of 200 copies presented in this way, signed by the author and the illustrator, unpaginated, edges uncut. There were also 200 copies bound in Japanese silk, printed on Keijyo Kami, and 700 in cloth. "....I have never prayed / And I never will. / He may keep his Universe / And his surging stars / ..... Nothingness is best-- / Nothingness-- / Nothingness-- / Better than so much pain." Bookplate of Melba Berry Bennett, friend of Una and Robinson Jeffers, chosen by them to write his official biography. Spine sunned, light rubbing to tips. Slipcase with top edges cracked for about 4 inched, bottom edges about two inches; some paper chipped along some edges. A Very Good copy in a Good slipcase.
Title: Epitaph. A Poem.
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: dreiser,theodore.135newyork:heronpress,(1929).fi