A Draft of XXX Cantos.

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, [1933].

Price: $300.00


About the item

First American edition, second printing, with p. 61-62 with the spelling "sh-t" 149 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Black cloth, fine, with ownership signature and bookseller's ticket from the Grolier bookshop in Cambridge, MA; dust-jacket with "Second Printing" on front flap and $2.50 price, generally sun-darkened, with some chipping along top edge. Gallup A31c.

Item #352708

With the ownership signature of the writer Harry Brown, dated 1939, bought at the Grolier bookshop in Cambridge during his time at Harvard. Brown gained praise from Louis Bogan for his 158 page poem "The Battle of Bunker Hill," and went on to write novels that were often made into films from 1945-1960. He worked as a screenwriter and contributed to Ocean's Eleven.