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And You, Thoreau!

By Derleth, August




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And you, Thoreau!

Derleth, August

Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1944. First edition, slim 8vo, pp. [32]; 2 full-page wood engravings by Frank Utpatel; fine copy in the dust jacket. This copy inscribed by Derleth to his life-long friend and confidant, the science fiction writer Donald Wandrei: "For Donald Wandrei - something esoteric in verse - as always August Derleth 8/1944." Designed and printed by Carroll D. Coleman at The Prairie Press, Muscatine, Iowa, and issued in the publisher's The Poets of the Year series.

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And You, Thoreau!

DERLETH, August (poems); UTPATEL, Frank (illustrations)

Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Collection of early poems, with illustrations by Frank Utpatel. Published as part of New Directions's "Poets of the Year" series, simultaneously issued in boards and in wrappers. Octavo (22.5cm); bright green paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in red on front cover; dustjacket; [32]pp; illus. Base of spine and upper corners gently tapped, else Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, with the upper corner of front flap clipped and $1 price at lower right corner of same.

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And You, Thoreau!

DERLETH, August

Norfolk, Conn: New Directions, 1944. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, hardcover issue. Wood engravings by Frank Utpatel. Very slight stain on the rear board, and a clipping on the rear pastedown, else very near fine in papercovered boards, in very good dustwrapper with a few modest stains. The less common hardcover issue of this volume in The Poets of the Year series. Printed at the Prairie Press.

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And You, Thoreau!

Derleth, August

Norfolk: New Directions, 1944. 1st. Paperback. Fine. Frank Utpatel. Illustrated by Utpatel. Poet of the Year Series. Designed and printed by Carroll D. Coleman at The Prairie Press. Wraps. Fine condition

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And You, Thoreau!

Derleth, August

New York: New Directions Books, 1944 First printing of the first edition. Light bump to upper board and light creasing to pages, else book in fine condition; upper, inside flap of dust jacket is clipped, a couple closed tears to upper front cover, light shelf wear/soiling, else fine.

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And You, Thoreau! : The Poets of the Year Series

Derleth, August

Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions (Designed and printed by Carroll D. Coleman at The Prairie Press), 1944 Stiff cream wraps; printed green d.j. Unpaginated (30 pp.); two woodblock prints; list of titles at rear. Price-clipped d.j. shows virtually no wear; discarded from an Ursuline college, with bookplate to inside fr. wrap, neat stamp & cat. #'s to t.p., pocket tipped onto rear inner wrap. Despite library markings, this is a supreme copy of an early "Poet of the Year" number, in an NEAR PERFECT D.J. An important series of titles - each produced at a different fine press. The series included original work by: Dylan Thomas, Nabokov, Brecht, Penn Warren, W.C. Williams, Pound, Delmore Schwartz, Patchen and many other important Modern poets! Derleth was an accomplished regional poet but was most notable as the man behind Arkham House Publishers of Sauk City Wisconsin, ca. 1940's - 1970's. In that endeavour he brought legitimacy to the work of such pulp Horror greats as H.P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert E. Howard & many others!. First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Very Good/Fine. Illus. by Frank Utpatel WOODCUTS. 6" x 9". Poetry Chapbook.

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AND YOU, THOREAU!

Derleth, August

Norfolk: New Directions / Poets of the Year, 1944. Plain wrappers. First edition, wrapper issue. A fine copy in dust jacket.

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AND YOU, THOREAU!

DERLETH, August.

Norfolk: New Directions, 1944.. First edition. 8vo. Stiff wrappers and a printed jacket. Unpaginated. The Poets Of The Year Series. Very good with light edgewear.

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And you Thoreau!

Derleth, August

New York: New Directions, 1944. Cloth. Near Fine/near fine. unpaginated, beautiful copy

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And You, Thoreau!

Derleth, August

Norfolk: New Direction / Poet of the Year. 1944. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover issue, fine in very good dust jacket with tears at head of front spine fold. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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AND YOU, THOREAU!

Derleth, August

Norfolk, Conn.: New Directions, [1944].. Octavo, pp. [1-32] (not paginated), two full-page wood engravings by Frank Utpatel, printed dust jacket over stiff card wrappers, stapled. First edition. Poetry chapbook designed and printed from handset type by Carroll D. Coleman at The Prairie Press, Muscatine, Iowa. Part of the New Directions "The Poets of the Year" series. Wilson 592. A fine copy. (#164141)

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And You, Thoreau!

Derleth, August (edited and with a foreward by)

Norfolk: New Directions, 1944. First Edition Softcover. Stiff Wraps. Fine. Utpatel, Frank (wood engravings). A fine, unmarked, clean copy.

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And You, Thoreau!

DERLETH, August

Norfolk, Conn: New Directions, 1944. Softcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Dustwrapper over stapled card wrappers. Two wood engravings by Frank Utpatel. Neat bookplate on inner cover, covers toned, else fine in a very good dustwrapper with modest wear and age-toning.

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