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    Sale 2011

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    12 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 202

    JEFFERS, Robinson (1887-1962). Be Angry at the Sun. New York, 1941. 8o. Original cloth; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. -- Dear Judas and Other Poems. New York, 1929. 8o. Original cloth-backed boards; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. -- Cawdor and Other Poems. New York, 1928. 8o. Original cloth-backed boards; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. -- The Women at Point Sur. New York, 1927. 8o. Original cloth-backed boards; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. -- Thurso's Landing and Other Poems. New York, 1932. 8o. Original cloth-backed boards; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. -- Give your Heart to the Hawks. New York, 1933. 8o. Original cloth; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. -- The Double Axe & Other Poems. New York, 1948. 8o. Original cloth; dust jacket. -- Medea. New York, 1946. 8o. Original cloth-backed boards; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. -- Another copy. Original cloth. -- Descent to the Dead. New York, 1931. 4o. Original vellum-backed boards. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 343 of 500 copies signed by Jeffers. -- The Selected Poetry. New York, 1938. 8o. Original cloth; dust jacket. Later printing. -- The Alpine Christ & Other Poems. With Commentary and Notes by William Everson. [Cayucos, California], 1973. 8o. Original quarter leather. LIMITED EDITION, number 211 of 250 copies signed by Everson. -- [With:] BROPHY, Robert J. Robinson Jeffers. Myth, Ritual, and Symbol in his Narrative Poems. Cleveland and London, 1973. 8o. Original cloth. -- Robinson Jeffers, Poet 1887-1987. A Centennial Exhibition. Los Angeles, 1987. 8o. Original wrappers. Together 14 volumes, condition varies. (14)

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    JEFFERS, Robinson (1887-1962). Be Angry at the Sun. New York, 1941. 8o. Original cloth; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. -- Dear Judas and Other Poems. New York, 1929. 8o. Original cloth-backed boards; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. -- Cawdor and Other Poems. New York, 1928. 8o. Original cloth-backed boards; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. -- The Women at Point Sur. New York, 1927. 8o. Original cloth-backed boards; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. -- Thurso's Landing and Other Poems. New York, 1932. 8o. Original cloth-backed boards; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. -- Give your Heart to the Hawks. New York, 1933. 8o. Original cloth; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. -- The Double Axe & Other Poems. New York, 1948. 8o. Original cloth; dust jacket. -- Medea. New York, 1946. 8o. Original cloth-backed boards; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. -- Another copy. Original cloth. -- Descent to the Dead. New York, 1931. 4o. Original vellum-backed boards. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 343 of 500 copies signed by Jeffers. -- The Selected Poetry. New York, 1938. 8o. Original cloth; dust jacket. Later printing. -- The Alpine Christ & Other Poems. With Commentary and Notes by William Everson. [Cayucos, California], 1973. 8o. Original quarter leather. LIMITED EDITION, number 211 of 250 copies signed by Everson. -- [With:] BROPHY, Robert J. Robinson Jeffers. Myth, Ritual, and Symbol in his Narrative Poems. Cleveland and London, 1973. 8o. Original cloth. -- Robinson Jeffers, Poet 1887-1987. A Centennial Exhibition. Los Angeles, 1987. 8o. Original wrappers. Together 14 volumes, condition varies. (14)


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