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The Poet in Blue Minor [Signed by Author], Selwyn S. Schwartz

Author Name    Selwyn S. Schwartz

Title   The Poet in Blue Minor [Signed by Author]

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   Fair

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Size   8vo - over 7 - 9

Publisher   Prairie City, IL Press of James A. Decker 1942

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   000081

A first edition, first printing book of poetry signed and dated by author Selwyn S. Schwartz, AND signed / inscribed to Charles Bass (of Chicago), by the publisher, James A. Decker. Both dated 4/23/1942. The first publishing of Schwartz poetry was found in POETRY: A magazine of verse, under 'Judgment', April 1942 - around the same time of this publication. Prairie City, IL: The Press of James A. Decker, 1942. Limited Edition printing of 400 unnumbered copies. Dark green cloth hardcover in blue/grey decorative dust jacket. Measures 6" x 9-3/8" tall. 141 pp. Signed by author and signed / inscribed by publisher on front free end paper. Overall, good condition, with flaws noted: Slightest bumping to corners. Small portion of darkening to cloth spine where DJ has chipped area. Dust jacket shows heavy chipping and wear; most of DJ at spine chipped and missing. DJ panels separated at spine. Slight yellowing to DJ edges, both on front and back panels. No interior writing present. Book tight and complete. Signatures in pen appear bold and clean. DJ now enclosed and protected in crystal-clear acid-free dust jacket cover.

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Price = 50.00 USD


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