Skip to content

Fields of Wonder

Fields of Wonder

Fields of Wonder
Click for full-size.

Fields of Wonder Hardcover - 1947

by Hughes, Langston; Marius Flothius [Association]

  • Used
  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Used - Near Fine

Description

New York: Alfred A. Knopf / A Borzoi Book, 1947 First printing of the first edition, original publisher’s teal cloth, yellow top edge; in original dust jacket; written while Hughes was a visiting writer in residence at Atlanta University, containing over 70 poems including “Border Line” that was submitted by Hughes for the 1962 anthology Poet’s Choice. A presentation copy from Langston Hughes to Marius Flothius: “Especially for / Marius Flothius / with my thanks for your excellent / musical settings / of my poems, / Sincerely / Langston Hughes / New York, November 1, 1955.” Additionally, loosely laid-in is a brochure for Hughes’ “The Rhythms of the World” and a single page carbon copy of Hughes’ short poem “Cross.” Marius Flothuis (1914–2000) was a Dutch composer who set six of Hughes’ poems to music. Shallow crimping to cloth spine ends, the very tip of the bottom back corner slightly softened, and light toning to the end-pages, else book in fine condition; dust jacket spine panel toned with light chipping at extreme ends, closed tear to rear panel near head of spine, and mild toning to back cover margins.
NZ$7,641.00
NZ$14.43 Shipping to USA
Standard delivery: 5 to 14 days
More Shipping Options
Ships from Idler Fine Books (Nevada, United States)

Details

About Idler Fine Books Nevada, United States

Biblio member since 2003
Seller rating: This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.

We specialize in First Editions in Fiction, Poetry, Science Fiction, Horror, Mystery, many signed first editions and limited editions.

Terms of Sale:

Items may be returned within 30 days of receipt. All our items are guaranteed authentic and in the condition described. If we made an error in our listing, we will pay the return shipping expense. All major credit cards are accepted via biblio.com; we also accept personal checks, money orders, and paypal.

Browse books from Idler Fine Books

Categories