Enough Rope. Poems.
First edition, first printing of the author’s first book. Rare in the dust jacket. Enough Rope made Parker’s reputation almost overnight, with The Nation describing her verse as, “caked with a salty humor, rough with splinters of disillusion, and tarred with a bright black authenticity” (Meade, Dorothy Parker, p. 177).
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Octavo. Original orange and black marble-patterned boards, black cloth backstrip, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Cloth very lightly rubbed, spine titles dulled, spotting to contents. A very good copy in the rubbed jacket with tanned spine panel and edges, a few nicks and short splits, and a closed tear to the upper spine fold.