“THE STORY OF MODERN MAN’S SATURATION WITH MATERIALISM”: SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF ROMAN BARTHOLOW
ROBINSON, Edwin Arlington. Roman Bartholow. New York: Macmillan, 1923. Octavo, original half tan cloth, top edge gilt, uncut and unopened, original cardboard slipcase with printed paper labels. $300.
Signed limited first edition, number 672 of 750 copies signed by the poet.
“The most highly regarded and widely read poet of his generation” (Hamilton, 456), Robinson here presents a psychological study in blank verse. “Roman Bartholow was the story of modem man’s saturation with materialism and his attempts to overcome this condition” (David H. Burton). Without original glassine dust jacket. Bruccoli & Clark II:337. Bookseller’s small ticket.
Book with light soiling to spine, light stain to rear board. Mild wear, light abrasions to original slipcase. Near-fine condition.