An Hour of American Poetry by Charles Edward Russell: Russell, Charles Edward

An Hour of American Poetry by Charles Edward Russell

Russell, Charles Edward

Published by J.B. Lippincott Co, Philadelphia, 1929
Condition: Very Good - Hardcover
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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. Bookseller Inventory # 003706

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Title: An Hour of American Poetry by Charles Edward...

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Co, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1929

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good -

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