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GREEVER, Garland, & Joseph M. Bachelor (eds.)

The Soul of the City. An Anthology of Urban Verse.

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1923 Stock Code: 143686
£375.00
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First edition, first impression, with the very scarce dust jacket, of the first anthology of its kind, collecting the poetry of the city, drawing on Milton, Pope, Wordsworth, and Whitman, as well as representing many more contemporary writers. "A great city is a great poem - not a poem by a dapper and correct versifier, but a poem by a Shakespeare, rough it maybe and coarse at times, but filled with nobility and warm with the presence of all humanity" (Preface).

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Description

Duodecimo. Original black cloth backed boards, green paper sides, paper title label to spine, urban skyline illustration to front board in black. With dust jacket.

Condition

Very light rubbing to extremities, some minor ink marks and ownership inscription to front endpapers, an excellent copy with the dust jacket a little chipped at ends and corners and otherwise very lightly spotted.

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