[Item #11989] Enjoyment of Living [Inscribed with TLS]. RADICAL, PROLETARIAN LITERATURE.

Enjoyment of Living [Inscribed with TLS]

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1948. First Edition. Octavo (24cm.); cloth boards; dustjacket; 603pp; illus. Clean, Very Good copy of the first edition, in lightly worn, unclipped dustjacket, Very Good or better.

Inscribed by Eastman to his college roommate Ralph Erskine: "For Ralph, my poet-brother, from Max," dated in year of publication. Also laid in is a TLS on Eastman's letterhead to Ralph [Erskine] in Tryon, North Carolina, thanking him for a visit and recalling a conversation: "...it is good news that I persuaded you to be more chary of using the words that divide society into gangs...I felt the warm glow I used to when I was a kid going around reforming everybody..."

Price: $200.00

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