Articles on American poetry from Freneau through Sterling. No Dust Jacket. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: AN HOUR OF AMERICAN POETRY
Publication Date: 1929
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Philadelphia 1929, 1929. Condition: Fair. First Edition. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Seller Inventory # GRP95068139
Book Description J. B. Lippincot, Philadelphia, 1929. Hardcovers. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Very clean, with perfectly attached covers. Both the spine and the covers have very good, unworn edges. 2 small spots on the outside edge of the text block. 165 clean and crisp pages. No ownership inscriptions or bookplates. The clean dust jacket has the original $1.00 price, and has light chipping to the spine ends, with a few small chips off the edges. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 17950
Book Description J.B. Lippincott Co, Philadelphia, 1929. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good -. 165 p.; 19 cm. Red-orange cloth with black spine and cover titles. No dust jacket (as issued?). Includes index. First Edition. "One Hour Series" -- at head of title. A list of 12 volumes in the series faces the title page. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For my friend Caroline Giltinan with my humble salutations to the bearer of a name poetic, historic and Celtic. Charles Edward Russell Washington Nov 13, 1929." With: a newspaper clipping of a photo of a portrait of Russell by Emily B. Waite. Caroline Giltinan Harlow (1884-d. after 1942), to whom this book is inscribed, was a prominent poet, born in Philadelphia. She was the founder and editor from 1929 to 1934 of The Carillon, a quarterly magazine of poetry, and was a member the League of American Pen Women. The author, Charles Edward Russell (1860-1941), wrote for William Randolph Hearst's Cosmopolitan, and became one of America's most prominent muckrakers. In 1909 he was one of the founders of the NAACP. He twice ran unsuccessfully as a member of the Socialist Party for governor of New York State, once for U.S. Senator, and once for Mayor of New York City, but was expelled from the American Socialist Party in 1917 because he supported American intervention in World War I. He won the Pulitzer Prize for literature in 1928. In Very Good- Condition: ends of spine starting to fray; two small holes in front joint; offset from the newspaper clipping on title page and facing page; first 48 pages have scattered underlining and marginal notes in pencil; otherwise clean and tight. Seller Inventory # 003706