Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1931. First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition (so stated) after the printing of 201 deluxe copies. 8vo: xii,229,pp. Publisher's finely woven black cloth, spine lettered in gilt (slightly oxidized), title-page vignette, top edge stained brown, fore-edge untrimmed; cream-colored Illustrated dust jacket printed in black and brown, priced $2.50. A Fine, bright, unmarked copy, probably unread in about Fine jacket, spine panel toned and lightly rubbed to crown. Item #BB1097
A selected of the author's out-of-print lyrics and verse, with a section of new poems. Benet was once the "most popular writer of poetry and fiction in the United States . . . His 1937 classic, “The Devil and Daniel Webster”, may be the most well known short story in American literature . . . (The Literary Encyclopedia) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.