London: Michael Joseph, (1970). 1970.
1st Edition, Thus. Hardcover. First Edition Thus. A fine copy in the original smoky brown cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on the spine in a fine pictorial dustwrapper. 8vo. 350 pp. McAlmon's now classic modernist memoir of expatriate Paris. Remininiscences of the seminal Contact Press & Paris Literary Life of the 1920's, James Joyce, Sylvia Beach, Ernest Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, T.S. Eliot, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald et al. Cyril Connolly wrote: "It is not just the famous books which are hard to find. Several million books of 1938, 1939 and 1940 perished in the Blitz, hence the rarity of Beckett's "Murphy", MacNeice's "Yeats" and McAlmon's "Being Geniuses Together"."
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