THE TORRENT AND THE NIGHT BEFORE. E. A. Robinson.
THE TORRENT AND THE NIGHT BEFORE
THE TORRENT AND THE NIGHT BEFORE

THE TORRENT AND THE NIGHT BEFORE

Cambridge, MA: privately published, 1896. First Edition. Paperback. Small 8vo. First edition of the author's first book. Printed for the author at his expense by The Riverside Press in a edition of 312 copies. In original blue wrappers. Presentation copy; signed by the author to publisher Thomas B. Mosher, also from Maine, on title page: "Thomas B. Mosher, with compliments of E.A. Robinson. 10 December 1896."
The poet won three Pulitzer Prizes and this first book includes famous poems such as "The House on the Hill" and "Luke Havergal." Housed in a blue linen chemise with quarter leather slipcase. All in fine condition with rubbing to corners of slipcase. Wrappers have slight aging; the binding previously split has been professionally repaired. Includes old dealer's slip stating, "apparently one of the earliest copies dispatched by Robinson." The bibliographer states that most "inscriptions are dated early December 1986". Truly exceptional condition. [Hogan p.3]. Fine. Item #15875

Price: $4,600.00

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