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Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1978. With an essay by Tom Wolfe. 19 pages of text; illustrated with 60 color plates. Slim 4to, beige cloth, d.w. (spine a bit sunned, top edge of front board bumped). Boston: New York Graphic Society, (1978). First edition. A very good(+) copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. Signed and dated by the photographer on the half-title.
1941. 37 lines, single-spaced on 1 quarto sheet. Gaylordsville, Conn., March 5, 1941. A long, newsy letter. He compliments Bogan on her last piece in the New Yorker, goes on at length about Conrad Aiken, and comments on the hatred that poets have for one another. "...Maybe it's one phase of the dissensions now spreading among the intellectuals in genera l- that is, they mostly feel that they have been foolish in one way or another, so they take out.....
Mt. Horeb: Perishable Press, 1967. Early and Uncollected Poems. Small 8vo, leather backed cloth, without d.w. as issued. (Mt. Horeb): The Perishable Press, 1967. Limited First Edition. One of 250 signed copies, hand set and finely printed on medway paper. Lightly faded at edges of binding, otherwise a fine unopened copy.
Birmingham: Oxmoor, 1983. 90 illustrations, most in color. 122 pages. Oblong folio, blue cloth (faded at edges), edgeworn d.w. Birmingham, Alabama: Oxmoor House, 1983. 3 small color photographs of Walter Cronkite pasted onto the fly leaf and title page, which is inscribed by the Artist and Walter Cronkite. Some foxing on first and last several pages, still very good in very good(-) dust wrapper. Watercolor paintings of nautical and coastal subjects of the southeastern seaboard, by Ray Ellis...
New Directions, 1957. Illustrated with 41 drawings by Ben Shahn, printed in brown ink. 119pp. Short slim 4to, gilt-lettered parchment boards; uncut edges, t.e.g. (boards are just a bit darkened, otherwise fine in a very good+ slipcase). N.Y.: New Directions, (1957). Limited first edition - number 30 of only 150 copies signed by Dahlberg and Shahn, and containing the elusive extra lithograph laid-in.
New York: Aperture, 1995. Preface by Elizabeth Barlow Rogers. Commentary by Marie Winn. Over 100 duotone photo illustrations. 123pp. Slim oblong 4to, two-toned cloth, d.w. New York: Aperture, (1995). First edition. A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Inscribed by the photographer on the half title and with a letter from him, laid in, presenting the book. Owner's name stamped on the fly-leaf.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1971. Illustrated throughout with many fine b/w photographs, printed on coated paper. Slim square 4to, pictorial wrappers (lightly edgeworn; spine ends bumped and neatly repaired; as usual pages are all toned at edges, well outside of image area). Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1971). Second softcover printing. Overall a very good copy, inscribed by Davidson on the title page. Fascinating photographs taken taken over a 2 year period on one block in East Harlem.
1944. 16 lines, 1 8vo sheet, written on both sides and folded. undated, but accompanying envelope is postmarked October 23, 1944. Gives Dunsany permission to quote "Nod" or anything else in his public lecture. Asks if he "can recall our game of Chess- you blindfolded & me in acute anxiety lest I should be mated at move iii......I had the privilege of initiating my eldest grandson (now) to be entered for the Chess Championship of Eton....I am in the seventies.....