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The lost lyrist

Frost, Elizabeth Hollister ; Tuttle, Henry Emerson (illus)

Published by Harper & brothers, New York, 1928
Condition: very good Hardcover
From Owl & Company Bookshop (Calvello Books) (Oakland, CA, U.S.A.)

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White-spined octavo with grey paper-backed baords; xiii, 96 p, frontis; 22 cm. Deckle fore-edge. Unopened. Very handsome pencil-signed b&w frontis etching of a group of four sea birds (terns) by Henry Emerson Tuttle, as well as a stunning one of a barn owl, a landscape with lightning, another landscape entitled The Hem of Dawn, second even more arresting depiction of terns entitled: "Terns cease your wild, wild cry" ; and a final etching reproduction of a forest scene called "A hidden forest lay as still. We wakeoned it with our laughing" // Tuttle is considered one of the finest American bird illustrators. Scarce. Stated limitation of 100 copies of which this is number 90. || Signed by author. || Poems organized by the season. // American poetry; 20th century. Extremely gently rubbed corners, gentle soiling and shelf-wear to boards; mild damping to front board and leaves intermittently throughout, rendering a very mild, visible damp stain to approximately ten pages, includsing outer margin of a few of the plates (not affecting images though). Overall, very good with slight red discoloration to bottom outer corner of front board, perhasp from original dust jacket? (Not sure if issued with one. Binding tight. Bookseller Inventory # 82219

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Title: The lost lyrist

Publisher: Harper & brothers, New York

Publication Date: 1928

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:very good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition (stated).

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