Stars.

Publisher: (Pasadena): The Flame Press, 1930.
Edition: First edition, one of 80 copies printed by Ward Ritchie, the majority of which were destroyed.
Bibliographical References: Broomfield A11; Alberts 62.
Condition: Fine copy.
Book ID: 27968

Description

Small 4to, single sheet folded to make eight pages, untrimmed and unopened.

Comments

Two poems by Robinson Jeffers printed by Ward Ritchie with permission of the poet, but there were several typos in the text, and Ritchie destroyed most of the edition. Between 12 and 15 copies of the first edition in the original wrappers are recorded. See Bloomfield. A few copies in sheets surfaced years later that were found among Ritchie's papers, and this is an example of one. This copy was sold at Pacific Book Auction on April 15, 2010, lot 209: hammer with buyer's premium, $900.00.

Price: $1,250.00

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