Among the Lost People [Inscribed]. Conrad AIKEN.

Among the Lost People [Inscribed]

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in decorative blue-grey price-clipped dust jacket, grey topstain; [10],292pp. Considerable tape reinforcement to jacket verso mostly unnoticeable to exterior, spine rather toned, else a Very Good, sound copy in the scarce dust jacket. Warmly inscribed and signed by Aiken to Mormon-cum-lesbian actress Ada Russell, "with very pleasant recollections / from Conrad Aiken." Russell was the partner of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Amy Lowell, of whose work Aiken was a great detractor, referring to her as his "old enemy" in a letter to Robert N. Linscott, May 14, 1925, on learning of Lowell's death.

Price: $450.00
 

share:

facebook twitter

see more items in: