Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1938.
1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. [Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings] Case, Josephine Young. AT MIDNIGHT ON THE THIRTY-FIRST OF MARCH. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1938. First edition, later printing. 8vo., Publisher's blue cloth, darker blue lettering in black panels on spine & front board. The original dustwrapper is not present. This copy is inscribed, signed, & dated in blue-black fountain pen on the ffe. for Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings: "For Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings / who knows the place and the people - / Josephine Young Case / Van Homerville - 1947". Book-length poem about a community that becomes isolated without warning. Josephine Young Case (writing name of Josephine Young) daughter of the founder of Radio Corporation of America (RCA); she became RCA's first female director in 1961 & retained the position until 1972. A near fine copy. A lovely Association Copy from one of America's leading author's library.
Item #31084 Price: US$375.00