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Songs For Eve

By MacLeish, Archibald




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Songs for Eve.

MACLEISH, Archibald.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1954. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, red endpapers. With the remnants of the original glassine dust jacket. In the white slipcase. Boards lightly rubbed and partially faded. A very good copy in the glassine jacket that is split in two at the spine. First edition, first printing, signed limited issue, presentation copy, this copy unnumbered and specially bound and signed by the author on the half-title, and additionally inscribed on the title page "For Dos & Betty with love, Archie, December 1954". The recipients were the writer John Dos Passos, author of the U.S.A. Trilogy (1930-6), and Betty, his second wife, Elizabeth Hamlyn Holdridge.

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Songs For Eve

Archibald MacLeish

Houghton Mifflin Co, 1954. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket. First edition. Signed by the author on half-title page. In slipcase.

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Songs for Eve

MACLEISH Archibald

Cambridge - Boston: The Riverside Press - Houghton Mifflin Company, 1954. Hardcover. Very Good. Very Good condition hardcover in Good dustjacket

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Songs For Eve

MacLEISH, Archibald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1954. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Near fine with a faded spine, in the original, very good glassine dustwrapper, housed in a near fine slipcase.

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Songs for Eve

Macleish, Archibald

Boston: The Houghton Mifflin Company, & Cambridge, The Riverside Press, 1954. Deluxe Issue, signed by the author on half-title. 1 vols. 8vo. Red cloth. VF in in original glassine and slipcase. Deluxe Issue, signed by the author on half-title. 1 vols. 8vo. Mullaly A41

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Songs for Eve.

MacLeish, Archibald 1892-1982

Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1954. Book. Very good condition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Octavo (8vo). American poetry; vi, 68 pages; red cloth; spine and edges slightly rubbed; spine slightly sunned; lacks dustjacket. Previous owner's name neatly on front endpaper..

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Songs For Eve

MacLeish, Archibald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, Riverside Press, 1954. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First Limited Edition, (limitation not noted). Original red cloth with intact glassine wrapper and cream colored marbled slip case. Titles stamped in gilt on cover and spine. Signed by the poet on the half title. Simply stunning copy. Virtually flawless.

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Songs For Eve

MacLEISH, Archibald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1954. Limited. hardcover. fine/fine. Thin 8vo, red cloth, glassine d.w. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1954. Limited First Edition. Unnumbered, but specially bound, and signed on the half-title. Fine, is publisher's boards slipcase.

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SONGS FOR EVE

MACLEISH, ARCHIBALD

1954. MacLEISH, Archibald. SONGS FOR EVE. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1954. 8vo., decorative cloth in glassine dust jacket & cardboard slipcase. Limited Edition (number unknown). Signed by MacLeish on half-title page. Fine; minor wear d/j & slipcase. $65.00.

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Songs for Eve

MACLEISH Archibald (Glencoe, Illinois 1892 - Boston 1982)

Cambridge - Boston: The Riverside Press - Houghton Mifflin Company, , 1954. Rilegato (hardback). Ottimo (Fine). . 8vo. pp. 58. Ottimo (Fine). Prima edizione (First Edition).

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SONGS FOR EVE

MacLeish, Archibald

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1954. SIGNED by MacLeish on half title. Fine (tiny bookseller's sticker on back fep) in glassine cover (glassine cover has 1 inch piece missing from spine foot and is generally fragile at spine) and in very good box (some light browning at edges, tiny ink circle). Beautiful book, beautifully printed.. Hard Cover.

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SONGS FOR EVE

MacLeish, Archibald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1954. Signed by the author near base of half-title. 58 pages. Red cloth covers with gold titles, top and base of spine, corners are very lightly worn, spine and edges are lightly faded, clean red endpapers, text is clean and unmarked, binding is tight, VG+.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+.

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Songs for Eve

MacLeish, Archibald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. No DJ.. Minor shelf/edge wear, light toning to board edges, spot of color transfer at front hinge, presentation plate at front pastedown, owner emboss at title page, else tight, bright and unmarred. Cream marbled paper boards, red ink label and decorative elements, gilt lettering, red endpages. 8vo. 58pp. "Songs for Eve" contains a long lyric sequence comprising some of the sweetest and most subtle lyrics in the language. Deceptively simple, they read like a cross between songs from Elizabethan plays and some of the mystical old folk songs." (from DJ) Presentation copy from MacLeish to noted American poet, Lewis Turco. Signed by by both author and Turco. MacLeish was also a long-reigning head of the Library of Congress.

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SONGS FOR EVE

MACLEISH, Archibald

BOSTON, HOUGHTON MIFFLIN, 1954, 1954. DUST JACKET (UNCLIPPED): ADVANCE REVIEW COPY FIRST EDITION VERY GOOD. F. Hardcover.

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Songs for Eve

MacLeish, Archibald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Good with no dust jacket. 1954. First Edition. Hardbound. Signed By Author .

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SONGS FOR EVE

MACLEISH, ARCHIBALD

BOSTON: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN, 1954. ARCHIBALD MACLEISH WAS WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF AMERICA'S FINEST POETS OF THE 20TH CENTURY...SELDOM DO WE SEE BOOKS SIGNED BY HIM COME ON THE MARKET...HE NEVER REALLY GOT THE ATTENTION HE DESERVED BUT HE IS BEGINNING TO BE MENTIONED IN THE SAME LEAGUE WITH EZRA POUND, E.E. CUMMINGS,, ROBERT FROST, WALLACE STEVENS, ROBERT LOWELL ETC....THIS IS A VERY GOOD HARDBOUND FIRST EDITION OF THIS VOL...THE DJ IS GOOD TO VERY GOOD....THIS VOLUME....SONGS FOR EVE IS A VERY SCARCE TITLE AND THIS COPY HAS BEEN SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY ARCHIBALD MACLEISH....... SIGNED BY ARCHIBALD MACLEISH. First Edition. HardBOUND. Very Good/Good TO VERY GOOD. OCTAVO. ARCHIBALD MACLEISH.

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Songs for Eve: A Cycle for Vocal Quartet and String Quartet

MacLeish, Archibald (poems) & Parker, Alice (music)

Hinshaw Music Co., 1975. ~Scarce~. Slight cover wear. Nice, tight copy. "This song cycle sets the complete text of "Songs for Eve", by Archibald MacLeish, published by Houghton Mifflin Company, and copyright 1954 by Archibald MacLeish... The musical setting was commissioned by the Mohawk Trail Concerts, Charlemont, Massachusetts: first performance August 23, 1975.. Spiral Softcover. Very Good.

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SONGS FOR EVE. [Poems].

MacLEISH, Archibald

MacLEISH, Archibald. SONGS FOR EVE. [Poems]. Boston:: Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1954. First edition, advance review copy. . A fine copy in very good dust jacket; cream-colored jacket is lightly tanned, with tiny chip at crown of spine, else quite bright. . Octavo, paper-covered boards, pp. vi, 58.

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SONGS FOR EVE

MACLEISH, Archibald

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1954. First Edition. 8vp, pp. 58. A fine copy in a nicked and some worn dj. Inscribed by the author to poet and editor Bill Claire: "For Bill Claire | Archibald MacLeish." Mullaly page 6.

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SONGS FOR EVE

MacLeish, Archibald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1954. 1st edition, marbled boards, w/decorated dj. "SONGS FOR EVE contains a long lyric sequence comprising some of the sweetest and most subtle lyrics in the language. Deceptively simple, they read like a cross between songs from Elizabethan plays and some of the mystical old folk songs" (from the jacket.) A handsome volume, designed and printed at The Riverside Press in Cambridge, with an equally attractive dust jacket. Very slight wear, fine condition.

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Songs For Eve

MacLEISH, Archibald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1954. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Faux marbled papercovered white boards with red and gilt title on spine. Spine a bit cocked, else fine in near fine dustwrapper with small nick on spine head.

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Songs for Eve

MacLeish, Archibald

Boston: Riverside Press, 1954. Large, thinner book, cream marbled boards with thin red frame on front, very bright gilt lettering with dark red background on spine, dark red color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 58 pages. DJ heavy paper beneath mylar, pale yellow lightly browned at edges with color-illustration of apple at center front, photo of poet at top back with praise from New York Times, Saturday Review and others. DJ has very tiny tear and light wear to top tips, spine darker, very tiny tears at spine top left and right edge, chipped with slight wear at 1/8" of spine bottom edge, some darkening of DJ edges, front and back. Good/Very Fine.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Good.

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Songs for Eve

Archibald MacLeish

Cambridge, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1954. Hardcover. Good/Fair. Inscribed by Author(s). Book has wear at head and tail of spine and fore edge corners. Small tear to head of spine. Another tiny tear at the upper front fore edge corner. Pages are clean and binding is tight. Dust jacket has soiling; heavier at spine. Chipping with loss of material (up to about 2 cm in spots) to upper edge. DJ has been placed in an archival protective mylar cover. Inscribed by author on title page and signed "Archie." 5.25 x 9.75 inches. 58 Pages.

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SONGS FOR EVE. [Poems].

MacLEISH, Archibald

MacLEISH, Archibald. SONGS FOR EVE. [Poems]. Boston:: Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1954. First edition. . A fine copy in very good dust jacket; cream-colored jacket is evenly tanned, with tiny chip, on spine, and lightly tanned on front panel, else fresh and bright. . Octavo, paper-covered boards, pp. vi, 58.

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SONGS FOR EVE

MacLeish, Archibald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good. 1954. Hardcover. First Edition. 58pp., a near fine copy in a very good dj. .

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Songs For Eve

MacLEISH, Archibald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1954. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Owner's name neatly penned on title, near fine lacking the dustwrapper.

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SONGS FOR EVE

Archibald MacLeish

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good +. 6 x 9 in. Pper boards. Condition is VERY GOOD ; mild shelf wear, covers clean. Binding tight and text unmarked. DJ is GOOD+ ; toned at edges and spine with some marks, chipped. Poet. Stax.

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SONGS FOR EVE

MacLeish, Archibald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Variant binding in marbled boards, red dec. border; 8vo. 54 pp. Inscribed by the poet: "Dear Harry, It's Here!, With affection [and signed] Archie". Easily very good copy, lacking dust jacket.

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Songs for Eve

MacLeish, Archibald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover in dust jacket. First edition. Book and unclipped dust jacket are in near fine condition, crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Age toning to all edges. Laid in is a "Compliments of the Academy of American Poets" card. 8vo. 58 pp. In protective Mylar. .

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Songs For Eve.

MacLeish, Archibald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good. 1954. Hardcover. Fine in Fine dust jacket. ; Vi, 58 p. 24 cm. .

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Songs For Eve [ Signed By The Author]

MacLeish, Archibald

Boston & Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin & the Riverside Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by the author on the half-title page. .

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Songs for Eve

MacLeish, Archibald

Riverside Press, 1/1/1954. Hardcover. Very Good. NICE CONDITION HARDCOVER BOOK IN DUST JACKET. NO WRITING OR MARKINGS IN TEXT. ALMOST NO WEAR TO COVER. SOME WEAR, FRAYING, AND TEARS TO DUST JACKET. A CLEAN & SOLID BOOK.

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Songs for Eve

MacLeish, Archibald

Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. Hardcover. First edition. Very good in age-toned edge-chipped little torn dust jacket. books carefully packed and shipped promptly . Very Good. 1954.

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SONGS FOR EVE.

MacLeish, Archibald.

Boston & Cambridge, MA:: Houghton Mifflin / The Riverside Press,, (1954). Very near fine in a good dust jacket.(2 tears at the bottom edge, other edgewear and some light toning to the dj.) . Early printing. "A volume of poetry which everyone can enjoy and respect. Even more, this is poetry in which the seeker can find a positive answer to the age-old questions of life and eternity." 58 pp.

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Songs For Eve.

MacLeish, Archibald

1 . hardback. Fine. 1st ed. Boston (Houghton Mifflin) (1954). Fine in worn price-clipped and very worn dust wrapper.

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Songs for Eve.

MacLEISH, Archibald.

Boston & Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin/Riverside Press,, 1954.. First US edition.. 58 pp. Near fine in boards, lacking dust jacket.

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Songs for Eve

Archibald MacLeish

Houghton Mifflin. Used - Good. 1954 Hardcover . Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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Songs for Eve

MacLeish, Archibald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1954. First Edition. Very Good +/No DJ. 8vo = over 9". Riverside Press. Boards. Covers are soiled, red spots on front cover. Top/bottom of spine is bumped, worn.

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Songs For Eve

MacLeish, Archibald

Houghton Mifflin, 1954. Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.

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Songs for Eve

MacLeish, Archibald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1954 later ptg. 58pp. hardback tall 8vo: near Fine in a Good dj [top corners lightly bumped; ink name; else nrF; dj = torn @ extremities; else G] Lyric poems by the “modernist” poet Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982), who did the Ivy League, World War I ambulance driver, Paris in the twenties things that other Lost Generation writers did, but MacLeish went on to be appointed Librarian of Congress by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and had a career in public service and academia.

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