Cummington: The Cummington Press, 1947. Quarto. Marbled boards, neatly rebacked in gilt calf approximating the perishable original spine. Illustrated. A bit o edgewear, but a very good copy. First this edition, adding an additional prose piece to the 1943 selection, and substituting woodcuts by Wightman Williams for those by Paul Wieghardt printed in the 1943 edition. One of 203 numbered copies on Van Gelder Oxhead paper bound thus, from a total printing of 271 copies. This copy is inscribed on the colophon by the printer/publisher, Harry Duncan: "For Caroline, with love from Harry & from Paul." The recipient, novelist Caroline Gordon, and her husband, Allen Tate, were long-standing, significant patrons of the Cummington Press. (Inventory #: WRCLIT76548)
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