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WHERE SHALL I TAKE YOU TO: The Love Letters of Una and Robinson Jeffers [1/25 Roman-numeraled copies in leather]

Jeffers, Robinson, and Una Jeffers; Robert Kafka, Garth Jeffers First edition. Includes 9 previously unpublished poems, 47 previously unpublished letters (of 57 letters total), and eight tipped-in family photographs, 6 of which are published here for the first time. Number VII of 25 Roman-numereled copies SIGNED BY KAFKA & GARTH JEFFERS from a total issue of 30 printed on Umbria handmade paper (the remaining 5 "Press copies" were lettered "U" to "Y"), THIS COPY HEAVILY INSCRIBED AND UNUSUAL THUS by both Robert Kafka, the editor, and Garth Jeffers, Una and Robinson's son, who provides the foreword, to collector Allen K. Mears, "Who I think will be interested in a fragment of a draught - unknown context, unknown audience - which Una jotted down about 25 years after the events chronicled herein . With cordialest regards on the Jeffers Centennial" (Kafka) and "I'll not even try to match Rob's inscription but my salutations are equally sincere" (Garth). 8vo full English calf (leather) boards with title blindstamping to spine and marbled endpapers; in publisher's buckram cloth-covered slipcase. Fine in original mylar, as issued, and fine slipcase. Also includes Fall 1987 publisher's list, 2 different publisher's prospectuses, publisher's advertisement, 3 Typed Letters Signed by the publishers, Robert & Carolyn Robertson, an Autograph Greeting Card Signed by Garth Jeffers, and copy of 1993 Typed Letter Signed by Kafka clearing up that Una's draft mentioned in his inscription above was actually a quote from Rainer Marie Rilke that must have been a favorite of Una's.
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THE CARMEL CYMBAL; [10 issues of weekly newspaper]

Jeffers, Robinson) First edition. Most of the 10 issues included herein contain material by or about Jeffers. VOL. ONE, NO. SIX, JUNE 15, 1926 (two tongue-in-cheek anecdotes about Jeffers and George Sterling by editor Bassett, "Poets Really Do Get Easy Money" and "Wherein One Poet Talks Not and the Other One Shoots Squirrels"; and article by Sterling, "George Sterling on Jeffers"). VOL. TWO, NO. TWO, JULY 13, 1926 (first appearance of Jeffers' poem "Compensation"). VOL. TWO, NO. SIX, AUGUST 10, 1926 (photo of ballerina Adeline Rotti; decorated with linocuts by Virginia Burton and Robert W. Hestwood). VOL. TWO, NO. NINE, AUGUST 31, 1926 (decorated with linocuts). VOL. TWO, NO. THIRTEEN, SEPTEMBER 29, 1926 (reproduction of full-length portrait of Jeffers by Rem Remsen on cover; article by Dora C. Hagemeyer mentioning Jeffers). VOL. TWO, NO. 15, OCTOBER 13, 1926 (decorated with linocuts, including "picturization" of a scene in "Tamar" by Alexander King; photo of Edgar Lee Masters, George Sterling, Gaylord Wilshire, Jeffers, Donnan and Garth at Tor House). VOL. II, NO. 21, NOVEMBER 24, 1926 (sketch of George Sterling on front cover and in memoriam article by Jeffers "A Great Poet on Sterling" as well as ones by the editor and by Herbert Heron). CHRISTMAS ISSUE 1926 (first appearance of Jeffers' poem "Consciousness" [A 37]; small announcement of upcoming publication of THE WOMEN AT POINT SUR). VOL. III, NO. 8, FEBRUARY 23, 1927 (Heywood Broun's review of George Sterling's "ROBINSON JEFFERS: THE MAN AND THE ARTIST reprinted from the New York World). VOL. III, NO. 9, MARCH 2, 1927 (f reproduction of full-length portrait of Jeffers by Rem Remsen on cover). Few issues with some browning and all with some general wear. Still, overall very good to near fine.