Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1941.
1st Edition. Signed by Klein. A. M. SCHWARTZ, Delmore SHENANDOAH -New Directions, . "Poet of the Month" series. Delmore Schwartz was an American Poet who was admired by many of his generation. So many were influenced by his talent and later saddened by his lonely death at the infamous Chelsea Hotel. Bono, Lou Reed, Saul Bellow, Charles Bukowski were some of the people who paid tribute to Delmore. This particular copy is signed on the lower inside page by Canadian poet A. M. Klein who was the winner of Governor Generals Award.
First Edition Printed by George Hornby at The Domesday Press, New York City. 28 pp. 8vo., plain paper wrappers, wire saddle stitch. In a dark blue dust jacket, illustrated on the upper wrapper in grey-blue with some sunning. Illustrator:Frederico Castellon.
Item #33104 Price: US$850.00