Poetry Gongorism and a Thousand Years.

[Los Angeles:]: The Ward Ritchie Press, 1949. One of 200 copies. First separate edition of this interesting essay on poetry by Jeffers which originally appeared in The Times Magazine. This is one of the poet's few public statements about his own art. Title-page with design of type ornaments and pink, bars, decorative initial letter in black and pink, decorative running-titles and colophon. Designed by Ward Ritchie and printed by Caroline Anderson and Albert Yarrish. Spine slightly toned. A very good copy. Decorative paper boards. Tall, narrow octavo. [4], 12, [2] pp. Item #6949

One of the Fifty Books of the Year and as one of the Western Books by the Rounce and Coffin Club.

Ritchie Bibliography, p. 100.

Price: $175.00

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