First edition. The publisher of the Contact Press and expatriate's memoirs, which were not republished in the U.S. until 1968. A scarce book of the 1920's in Paris by one of the key players. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, small name and date (1944) on front endpaper, page edges show aging and minor wear on corners and spine ends, otherwise very good in a worn and aged but about complete, price-clipped dust jacket with chips on corners and one at top of front panel, none affecting lettering. Tape repair on back and one on front along hinge. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: BEING GENIUSES TOGETHER: An Autobiography.
Publisher: Secker & Warburg (1938).
Publication Date: 1938
Book Condition: Good
Book Description London: Secker & Warburg, 1938. 1st edition HB in original publisher blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine & just small prev. owner name on ffep. Just minor wear/usage only - a bright tight clean copy of 373pp. (14.5 x 22cm). Also included is Sunday Times newspaper article from 12th January 1969 detailing the common ground between this book and the autobiography of Williams Carlos Williams. A different aspect of these literary figures is revealed than in other volumes and includes an insight into their personal lives. Bookseller Inventory # 14586
Book Description Secker & Warburg, London, 1938. Full Leather. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Pp. 373. Full black leather bordered and ruled in copper, 5 raised bands, copper ruled, title direct to spine, all edges gilt. Mild spotting to first and last, occasional pencil corrections within text, very occasional spotting on margins, otherwise a near fine, clean and crisp copy. "There was no more exhilarating decade in the history of modern letters than the twenties in Paris. They were all there: Ezra Pound, Ernest Hemingway, Gertude Stein, James Joyce, John Dos Passos, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Mina Loy, T. S. Eliot, Djuna Barnes, Ford Madox Ford, Katherine Mansfield, Alice B. Toklas. and with them were Robert McAlmon and Kay Boyle." "McAlmon tells fascinating stories. and he is always honestly direct. You like the man and you like the book." - Mario Puzo Size: Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 26054