Shenandoah A Verse Play by Delmore Schwartz The Poet of the Month and New Directions prospectus for The Poet of the Month Series

Schwartz, Delmore; Castellon, Federico (illustrator); New Directions


Place Published: b&w illustrations
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1941
Illustrator: b&w illustrations
Size: 2 volumes 8vo

Lot of two items relating to New Directions Poet of the Month periodical; Delmore Schwartz verse play Shenandoah (published here in full for the first time (a draft had previously appeared in the Kenyon Review), and The Poet of the Month overview pamphlet, being a prospectus on the series, including title pages of upcoming releases, selected poems, and reviews; Shenandoah in stapled, unprinted cream card wraps with illustrated dustwrapper by Federico Castellon, and with same illustration to title page; Poet of the Month in printed stapled wraps; pamphlet with Gotham Book Mart stamp to title page and last page, wraps lightly rubbed, minor toning and mild creases to edges of some pages, o.w. Very Good; Shenandoah lightly tanned to text block and edges of wraps, o.w. Very Good throughout; dustwrapper archivally/professionally repaired (had been in sections), with acid-free binders’ tape to spine, and reinforcement along edgewear; dustwrapper generally rubbed, and with two prominent stains to front.

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