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The Happy Marriage and Other Poems

MacLEISH, Archibald

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1924
From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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16mo. Blue paper over boards with paper label. viii, 80pp. Good plus. Though internally tight and near fine, the spine and outer edges are quite sunned. Tight and decent later printing of this slim verse collection, with an interesting, ironic provenance: Front flyleaf bears the pencilled ownership signature, dated 1931, of well-known socialite Ellen Stevenson (nee Borden), wife (1929-48) of Illinois governor and twice presidential candidate Adlai E. Stevenson III (1900-65). The Stevensons were good friends of MacLeish, who upon Stevenson's death gave a memorial address at the U.N. General Assembly. Bookseller Inventory # 39086

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Title: The Happy Marriage and Other Poems

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston

Publication Date: 1924

Binding: Hardcover

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