Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1948.
Paul Arthur. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). The Complete Set of INDIAN FILE BOOKS. Toronto. McClelland & Stewart, 1948-1958. Cloth & various coloured patterned paper over boards. Designed by Paul Arthur, the managing editor of HERE AND NOW, typographically the most innovative & striking periodical of the 1940's. The series was more or less an annual collections of the best poetry of each year & was of colossal importance in the 1950's. Indian File 1, Daniells, Roy DEEPER INTO THE FOREST . Indian File 2, Finch, Robert THE STRENGTH OF THE HILLS . Indian File 3, Reaney, James THE RED HEART . Indian File 4, Wreford, James OF TIME AND THE LOVER . Indian File 5, Bailey, A.C. BORDER RIVER . Indian File 6, Anderson, Patrick THE COLOUR AS NAKED . Indian File 7, Page, P.K. THE METAL AND THE FLOWER . Indian File 8, Webb, Phyllis EVEN YOUR RIGHT EYE . Indian File 9, Glassco, John. THE DEFICIT MADE FLESH . Fine copies in very good or better dustwrappers showing light use. The Finch & Wreford books are Review Copies with the publisher's slip present. The Reaney is signed & the Glassco is a fine inscribed presentation copy. Nine volumes. While individual volumes of several titles are quite common, a few are very scarce & complete sets are difficult to assemble. $2650.
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