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THE MILWAUKEE ARTS MONTHLY

BEN HECHT - CARL SANDBURH

Published by SAMUEL PESSEN, Milwaukee, Wi, 1922
Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION
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34 PAGES. CONTAINS AN EARLY ESSAY BY BEN HECHT ENTITLED "LAUGHTER." THE ESSAY IS A BIZAARE LAMENTATION ABOUT THE EARLY DEATH AND FUNERAL PROCESSION OF A " BLESSED DAMOZEL" "A GLORIOUS AND MAGNIFICENT MAIDEN." A MOST UNUSUAL VIRTUAL PROSE POEM ABOUT LIFE AND DEATH, IN "THE MILWAUKEE ARTS MONTHLY" MAGAZINE VOLUME 1, NUMBER 1, SEPTEMBER, 1922. ALSO, THE MAGAZINE HAS A POEM BY CARL SANDBURG ENTITLED "THE OLD FLAGMAN." THIS SHORT LIVED ART DECO "ARTS" MAGAZINE HAS A GREEN, BLACK AND WHITE ILLUSTRATION OF A DREAMLIKE NUDE WOMAN IN GREEN BY AURELIA WIENS ON THE COVER. THERE ARE SIX TIPPED IN DRAWINGS, PHOTOGRAPHS, AND ETCHINGS IN ADDITION TO THREE PRINTED B/W ETCHINGS THAT ACCOMPANY THE ITEMS IN THE MAGAZINE. THE ARTISTS INCLUDE PAUL HAMMERSMITH, ILONKA KARASZ, AND ANTHONY ANGAROLA WHO ILLUSTRATED BEN HECHT'S BOOK "THE KINGDOM OF EVIL" IN 1924. INCLUDED ARE BOOK REVIEWS OF "MORTAL COILS" BY ALDOUS HUXLEY, "CHROME YELLOW BY ALDOUS HUXLEY, "MR. PIM" BY A. A. MILNE, "ROSINANTE TO THE ROAD AGAIN" BY JOHN DOD PASSOS, "AARON'S ROD" BY D. H. LAWRENCE AND OTHERS. ALSO, THERE IS A REVIEW OF THE LITERARY ACTIVITIES, WRITERS AND ARTISTS IN CHICAGO INCLUDING BEN HECHT'S "THE PHALLIC CRUCIFIXION OF FANTAZIUS MALLARE" AND HIS UPCOMING BOOK "GARGOYLES." ARTISTS AND AUTHORS MENTIONED INCLUDE CARL SANDBURG'S "RUTABAGA STORIES," SHERWOOD ANDERSON, WILL RANSOM, MAKER OF BEAUTIFUL BOOKS, SARA TEASDALE AND SEVERAL OTHER BY HI SIMONS. A VERY SCARCE PUBLICATION IN NEAR FINE CONDITION. Size: 8" x 10 3/4". Bookseller Inventory # 222616

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Title: THE MILWAUKEE ARTS MONTHLY

Publisher: SAMUEL PESSEN, Milwaukee, Wi

Publication Date: 1922

Binding: ILLUSTRATED STIFF PAPER COVERS

Illustrator: BEN HECHT - CARL SANDBURG

Book Condition:VERY GOOD CONDITION

Dust Jacket Condition: NO DUST JACKET AS ISSUED

Edition: FIRST EDITION THUS.

Book Type: MAGAZINE

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