Item #346296 Poems 1930-1940. Weldon Kees, Horace Gregory.
Poems 1930-1940
Poems 1930-1940

Weldon Kees’ Copy

Poems 1930-1940.

New York: Harcourt, Brace, [1941].

First edition, stamped on front free endpaper: “Review Copy / Publication Date / April 3 1941.”. 163 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Weldon Kees’ Copy. Original greyish-green cloth, lettered in green. Spine darkened, sides a little faded, light rubbing at ends of spine Tate, Sixty American Poets, p. 41. Item #346296

Weldon Kees’ copy with his ownership inscription (name and New York / 1941) on front free endpaper. Presentation copy, inscribed by Gregory also on the front free endpaper, incorporating Kees’ signature: “For [Weldon Kees] with all good wishes, Horace Gregory, Oct. 20, 1943.” That year marked the publication of Kees’ first book, The Last Man.

An unusual combination of inscriptions, with Kees’ being particularly scarce.

Price: $700.00 Free International Delivery