A Primitive Like an Orb.

Stevens, Wallace

Published by Gotham Book Mart, 1948
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A prospero pamphlet, of which there were 500 (unnumbered, apparently) copies for sale. Our copy has a clean , unmarked text. The wraps, on the other hand are very delicate, chipped along the edges and sunned along the spine. A rare and scarce pamphlet on which a good deal of time and effort were spent. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: A Primitive Like an Orb.
Publisher: Gotham Book Mart
Publication Date: 1948
Binding: Original Wraps
Illustrator: Kurt Seligmann
Book Condition: Good+
Edition: First Edition

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Stevens, Wallace.
Published by The Gotham Book Mart at The Banyan Press, New York (1948)
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Book Description The Gotham Book Mart at The Banyan Press, New York, 1948. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Limited Edition, one of 500 hundred unnumbered copies, sewn in olive green wrappers (one of three colors, no known priority), printed letterpress by Claude Fredericks at The Banyan Press, with two full-page sepia illustrations by Seligmann. This is a Very Good only x-library copy, with Emory University stamp and de-accession stamped on the copyright page; with adhesive residue to bound edge margin, else a clean copy with no writing or marks. A 12-part poem by Stevens. Q11685. Seller Inventory # Q11685

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STEVENS, Wallace
Published by Gotham Book Mart - Banyan Press, New York 1948. One of 500 copies. (1948)
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Book Description Gotham Book Mart - Banyan Press, New York 1948. One of 500 copies., 1948. 1a Edición////With drawings by Kurt Seligmann.//Dedicatoria de anterior propietario. Cubierta levemente decolorada en márgenes; por lo demás buen estado.//26x18. Sin paginar.//Poesía. Seller Inventory # 28421

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Stevens, Wallace
Published by Gotham Book Mart, New York (1948)
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Alexander Rare Books
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Book Description Gotham Book Mart, New York, 1948. Paperback. Condition: Very Good in Wraps. Kurt Seligmann (illustrator). First edition. One of 500 copies, this issue in olive green sewn wraps. A ninety-six line poem, with drawings on Zebu paper by Kurt Seligmann. Printed at the Banyan Press in Pawlet, Vt on Etruria paper. About very good, spine and edges faded, Yapp edges worn, a touch of spotting to the back covers. Edelstein A13. Seller Inventory # 3661

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Stevens, Wallace
Published by Gotham Book Mart / The Banyan Press, New York (1948)
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Book Description Gotham Book Mart / The Banyan Press, New York, 1948. First Edition. Orange paper wrappers, string tied. One of 500 copies handset in Garamond, printed on handmade Etruria paper, with drawings on Zebu paper. A quite small, light spot on the front cover, VG+. Seller Inventory # 05762

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Stevens, Wallace
Published by Gotham Book Mart, New York (1948)
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Alexander Rare Books
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Book Description Gotham Book Mart, New York, 1948. Paperback. Condition: Near fine. Kurt Seligmann (illustrator). First edition. One of 500 copies, this issue in lime green sewn wraps (one of three variants - no priority). A ninety-six line poem, with drawings on Zebu paper by Kurt Seligmann. Printed at the Banyan Press in Pawlet, Vt on Etruria paper. About fine, spine very lightly faded, fragile Yapp edges not worn. Edelstein A13. Seller Inventory # 13504

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STEVENS, Wallace and Kurt Seligmann
Published by Gotham Book Mart / The Banyan Press, New York (1948)
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Book Description Gotham Book Mart / The Banyan Press, New York, 1948. First edition. Softcover. Includes a poem by Stevens and two illustrations by Seligmann. Printed in an edition of 500 copies. An about very good copy in string tied wrappers with some fading to the edges, a tiny tear to the edge of the front panel and some other minor wear. Still, a very nice copy of a fragile book. Seller Inventory # 127347

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Stevens, Wallace (drawings by Kurt Seligmann)
Published by Gotham Book Mart: NY (1948)
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Book Description Gotham Book Mart: NY, 1948. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 10.1 x 7 with olive green paper wrappings. Sewn spine. 96 line poem. One of 500 copies. Prospero pamphet. Designed & printed by Banyan Press in March 1948. Set by hand in Garamond faces. Printed on Etruria paper. Drawings on Zebu paper. Side page edges creased as are bottom edges. About an inch-long closed tear on back cover from side edge. Couple small ink marks on inside back cover. Covers are faded in places to light brown. Seller Inventory # 39705

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Stevens, Wallace
Published by Prospero Pamphlet / Gotham Book Mart, [ New York] (1948)
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Book Description Prospero Pamphlet / Gotham Book Mart, [ New York], 1948. Large octavo. Printed olive green wrappers (one of three variant bindings, no priority). Illustrations by Kurt Seligmann. Some light sunning to spine and minor use at overlap wrapper edges, else near fine. First edition. One of five hundred copies for sale, printed at the Banyan Press. EDELSTEIN A13. Seller Inventory # WRCLIT58892

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Stevens, Wallace
Published by Gotham Book Mart, New York (1948)
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Book Description Gotham Book Mart, New York, 1948. First edition. One of 500 copies. Printed at the Banyan Press on Etruria paper. A Prospero pamphlet. With 2 full-page illustrations by Kurt Seligmann on Zebu paper. [12] pp. 8vo. Edelstein A13 Original green wrappers printed in brown. Small bookplate, fine With 2 full-page illustrations by Kurt Seligmann on Zebu paper. [12] pp. 8vo First edition. One of 500 copies. Printed at the Banyan Press on Etruria paper. A Prospero pamphlet. Seller Inventory # 308207

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Stevens, Wallace
Published by The Gotham Book Mart (1948)
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Book Description The Gotham Book Mart, 1948. Soft cover. Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. A Prospero pamphlet printed for The Gotham Book Mart at The Banyan Press in March 1948. One of the copies bound in orange wrappers. Published June 17, 1948, at $1.25, in an edition of 500 copies. A fine copy, with no chip or folds, but one small closed tear on the rear wrapper, The text is crisp with no markings. The printer stated that there was no priority among the three wrapper colors of olive green, orange, and bright green. [Edelstein A13]. Seller Inventory # COB040101

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