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Puella Mea by  E.E cummings - First edition - 1949 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 262639)

Puella Mea

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Puella Mea

by cummings, E.E

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Rose paper-covered boards stamped in yellow, yellow dust-jacket printed in blue. Scattered foxing, spine slightly cocked, in sli
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[Mt. Vernon, NY: Golden Eagle Press, 1949. First edition. Illustrated with drawings by Picasso, Klee, Modigliani, Cummings and Kurt Roesch. Text and illustrations printed in rose. 8vo. Rose paper-covered boards stamped in yellow, yellow dust-jacket printed in blue. Scattered foxing, spine slightly cocked, in slightly darkened dust-jacket with shallow chipping to head of spine. First edition. Illustrated with drawings by Picasso, Klee, Modigliani, Cummings and Kurt Roesch. Text and illustrations printed in rose. 8vo. The first separate printing of Cummings' longest poem - "Puella Mea" is Elaine Orr Thayer, Cummings' first wife and the mother of his daughter Nancy. A presumed variant, printed in rose with a variant dust-jacket. Firmage A22

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Bookseller
James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
262639
Title
Puella Mea
Author
cummings, E.E
Format/binding
Illustrated with drawings by Picasso, Klee, Modigliani, Cummings and Kurt Roesch. Text and illustrations printed in rose. 8vo
Book condition
Used - Rose paper-covered boards stamped in yellow, yellow dust-jacket printed in blue. Scattered foxing, spine slightly cocked, in sli
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Publisher
Golden Eagle Press
Place of Publication
[Mt. Vernon, NY
Date published
1949
Keywords
Poetry | E.E Cummings
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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About James Cummins Bookseller

Founded in 1978 by James Cummins, the firm has grown to include two New Jersey locations as well as the main store at 699 Madison Avenue (between 62nd and 63rd Streets) in New York City.Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (During July & August, until 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.)The Madison Avenue store is a seventh-floor oasis for book-lovers, a quiet and pleasantly furnished book room with a carefully chosen, expertly catalogued and broad-based selection of fine and rare books, autographs, manuscripts, and works of art. We have built notable private collections for American and international clients. Our stock is always changing, and our steady input from private buying and public auctions assures our clients of new surprises (and temptations!) at each visit. Our stock covers a wide range of collecting interests, with particular emphasis in the following fields: British and American Literature, Sporting Books, Private Press and Illustrated Books, 19th-Century Color Plate Books, Americana, Travel, Sets and Fine Bindings, History, and Authors' Manuscripts and Letters. Our catalogued inventory exceeds 50,000 titles, much of which can be searched on the internet. In addition, our New Jersey warehouse contains over 400,000 books in all subject areas. We might have the books you're looking for.

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