"ALAS, HE MUST ALONE / WALK, A BEWILDERED STRANGER, THROUGH HIS OWN / OLD MEMORIES THAT CROWD AND CROSS AND DARKEN"
GILL, Brendan. Death in April and Other Poems. Windham, Connecticut: Hawthorn House, 1935. Octavo, original black cloth. $450.
First edition of Gill’s first book, one of only 160 copies, warmly inscribed on the front endpaper, “For Benedict M. Holden, whose friendly encouragement is here put to a severe test. Brendan Gill.”
The quintessential urban society man, Brendan Gill wrote for The New Yorker for over 60 years. Without dust jacket.
A fine copy.