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Lot 142

14 Assorted Author-Signed Books (1928-1955)

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14 assorted volumes, including 8 poetry, 5 prose, and a play, each signed by the author:


1. Charles Hanson Towne, Two Singers, William Edwin Rudge (New York), 1928. Limited edition of 350 copies.

2. Caroline Hazard, Shards and Scarabs from Egypt, Harbor Press, 1931.

3. Maurice Heckscher Jr., Tragic Fugue, Ashlar Press (Glen Head, NY), 1933.

4. Stephen Spender, Vienna, Random House (New York), 1935. 1st ed.

5. Jessie Child Cotton, Selected Poems, Lewis Hatch (New York), 1940.

6. Lucy Embury, Pan Paderewski's Easter, New Canaan, 1944.

7. Louise Reid Spencer, Guerilla Wife, People's Book Club (Chicago), 1945.

8. Hervey Allen, Toward the Morning, Rinehart & Co. (New York), 1948.

9. D.H. Killeffer, The First 150 Years of St. John's Church, St. John's Church (Tuckahoe, NY), 1948. Limited edition of 500 copies.

10. Florence Converse, Prologue to Peace: The Poems of Two Wars, Hathaway House Bookshop (Wellesley, MA), 1949.

11. Roy W. Hunt, Charles Trescott Ripley, George Rogers Press (Los Angeles), 1953.

12. Sydney King Russell, The Listening Year, Peter Pauper Press (Mount Vernon), 1953.

13. Mari Haskins Milholland, One, Peter Pauper Press (Mount Vernon), 1954.

14. Christine Turner Curtis, Fragile Lineage, Peter Pauper Press (Mount Vernon), 1955.


Generally good condition, with some typical signs of aging. Small tear to the spine of The Listening Year.

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