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MACLEISH, Archibald.

Songs for Eve.

Boston : 1954 Stock Code: 50076
£640.00
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Notes

First edition, first printing, signed limited issue, presentation copy, this copy unnumbered and specially bound and signed by the author on the half-title, and additionally inscribed on the title page "For Dos & Betty with love, Archie, December 1954". The recipients were the writer John Dos Passos, author of the U.S.A. Trilogy (1930-6), and Betty, his second wife, Elizabeth Hamlyn Holdridge.

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Description

Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, red endpapers. With the remnants of the original glassine dust jacket. In the white slipcase.

Condition

Boards lightly rubbed and partially faded. A very good copy in the glassine jacket that is split in two at the spine.

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