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Item #BB1387 Blood for a Stranger. Randall JARRELL.
Blood for a Stranger

Blood for a Stranger

New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1942. First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition (so stated), one of only 1700 printed, of Jarrell's first collection of poems. 8vo: xi,82pp. Publisher's crimson fine-bead cloth, spine lettered in navy blue; vivid red typographic dust jacket, lettered in white and priced $2.00. Fine and apparently unread; About Fine jacket (minimal fading to spine panel, lettering still crisp) that has benefited from minor expert restoration to spine panel tips (far from lettering on both ends). Wright A1. Fine / Fine-. Item #BB1387

Heavily influenced by the poetry of W.H. Auden and dedicated to the American poet Allen Tate. Published the year Jarrell enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).

Price: $251.00

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