[Ritchie, Ward]. Bogan, Louise.

[South Pasadena: Ward Ritchie, 1929]. First edition. Probably under fifty copies printed. Fine condition. 7 1/2” x 5 1/2. [4] pp., stitched in blu (Item ID: 13690)


This piece was reprinted from Bogan’s first book, Body of This Death). Ward Ritchie printed it as a student project when he was enrolled at Frank Wiggins Trade School in Los Angeles. It is interesting that the young printer appreciated the young poet this early in her career.

Ritchie Bibliography, p. 127.

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