Very Good, lacking the jacket. Blue-green buckram, rubbed at the edges, with gilt lettering on the spine. Firmly bound with a forward lean, bookseller ticket inside the front board, clean internally. A work of literary criticism focusing on the modern literature movement in the United States, including discussions about Cather, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Eugene O'Neill, among others.
Good, lacking the jacket. Blue buckram, bumped and rubbed, cloth tearing at back joint, a few stains. Square, bound with some reading wear, gilt top edge. A collection of essays on a variety of topics, including modern literature Omar Khayyam, Nietzsche, and more.
[Goetz, George] Calverton, V.F.
Very Good in a Very Good jacket, unclipped ($2.50), toned at the spine, a tear at the front flap fold. Quarter grey buckram with patterned paper on the boards, loss at the fore-edge matching that of the jacket. Square and firmly bound with a light purple top stain, clean internally. A collection of critical essays from the editor of Modern Quarterly, here discussing Sherwood Anderson, H.L. Mencken, the proletarian form, morality, psychology, among other topics.
Very Good. Wraps lightly rubbed, small frays to the head and foot of the spine, blue crayon on the front wrap. Square and firmly bound, clean internally. This issue features writing from Sherwood Anderson, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, George Santayana, G.K. Chesterton, Anzi Yezierska, Zona Gale, among others.
Sherman, Stuart P.
Early Printing. Fine in a Very Good jacket, unclipped ($2.00), generally toned and rubbed, a few small chips and tears at the edges. Green buckram with gilt lettering on the spine. Square and firmly bound, clean internally. A work about the American society and its literary tradition, with discussions of Whitman, Emerson, Mencken, Franklin, Jefferson, Carnegie, among others.
Drake, William A.
Fine in a Near Fine jacket, unclipped (no price), lightly toned and soiled. Quarter beige cloth with purple paper on the boards. Square and firmly bound with a purple top edge, clean internally. The first issue of the series that collects "some of the most interesting and meritorious literary criticism from year to year." This volume includes writing from Mary Colum, Waldo Frank ("Pseudo-Literature"), Zona Gale ("Allotropes"), Sinclair Lewis ("Self-Conscious America"), Archibald MacLeish, H.L. Mencken, Harrison Smith, among others.
Borges, Jorge Luis
Edited and with an Introduction and Notes by Norman Thomas di Giovanni. Near Fine in a Very Good jacket, unclipped (price blacked out by marker), lightly rubbed and with a couple small closed tears at the top edge. Blue cloth, mottled at the front board, silver gilt lettering on the spine and front board. Square and firmly bound with a blue top stain, bookplate inside the front board, clean otherwise. A bilingual selection that includes more than one hundred poems selected by Borges and translated by the likes of Richard Wilbur, W.S. Merwin, Mark Strang, Richard Howard, John Updike, Robert Fitzgerald, among others.