Four In America

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1947. First Edition. First Printing, one of 3,000 copies. Octavo (24cm); light brown cloth, with titles stamped in dark brown on spine and front cover; dustjacket; xxviii,221,[1]pp. Ownership signature and address of Chicago choreographer and musician Loretto Rozak (1915-2003) on front pastedown. Some dust-soil to upper edge of textblock, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is price-clipped, lightly edgeworn and gently spine-sunned, with a few small closed tears and some mild dustiness; Very Good+.

Stein's last work, posthumously published. "In Four in America, she takes her favorite Americans - Ulysses S. Grant, Wilbur Wright, George Washington, Henry James - and recreates them as if they had been a religious leader, a painter, a novelist, a military general, respectively" (Kirkus Review, October 21, 1947). With an introduction by Thornton Wilder. WILSON A42a.

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