In Prose and Poetry 1940

Laughlin, James (editor); James Agee, Lawrence Durrell, Walker Evans, Charles Henri Ford, Alfred Jarry, Katherine Anne Porter, Raymond Roussel, Parker Tyler, Frank Lloyd Wright (contributors)
Norfolk: New Directions, 1940.

$ 150.00

First edition. Illustrated. Oatmeal cloth spine stamped in black. Very good plus with page edges light soiled, minimal spine roll, in a very good jacket with chips and small tears at edges and soiled a rear panel. 

This remarkable collection of creative and critical writing features (most notably) a preview, preceding publication by Houghton Mifflin, of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, the landmark Dust Bowl multi-media collaboration between James Agee and Walker Evans, as well as an early appearance of Charles Henri Fords 'ABC Poems' and an extensive survey of surrealism edited by Nicolas Calas. 


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