San Francisco: (Designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy, Harold Seeger and Albert Sperisen), 1939, 1939. First edition, one of about 100 surviving copies. A fine copy.. 8vo, original quarter calf, blind-stamped gray-green paper boards, gilt lettering. A Chaucer parody turning the Miller's Tale in to one of lust. This was the work of three young printers in San Francisco, Albert Sperisen, Lawton Kennedy and Harold Seeker, and Sperisen was said to have later destroyed the majority of copies, out of embarrassment, some 200 by one estimate. (Inventory #: 24786)
English & American Literature, Americana, First Editions, Bibliography
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