DEAR JUDAS AND OTHER POEMS. Robinson Jeffers.
DEAR JUDAS AND OTHER POEMS
DEAR JUDAS AND OTHER POEMS

DEAR JUDAS AND OTHER POEMS

New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. A play concerning the passion of Christ, followed by a lengthy narrative poem about a woman’s pilgrimage up the Big Sur coast toward her final dissolution in childbirth. The first printing consisted of only 3,000 copies. Presentation copy, inscribed by Jeffers to Bess O'Sullivan on the front flyleaf: "For our kind friend Bess O'Sullivan, from Una & Robin, Affectionately, Robinson Jeffers, Tor House, Carmel, California, February 1, 1930." Octavo. Original gray paper-covered boards over a black cloth spine, with gilt titles. Mild foxing to the endpapers. The gilt titles on the spine are dull, with some wear to the corners. The dust jacket is browned along the spine and folds, with a half-inch chip to the spine heel and two tiny chips to the spine head; else very good. Very good / Very good. Item #67192

Price: $200.00

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