Item #2249 Four Poems. Black Sun Press, Sharon Vail.

Four Poems

[New York]: [Printed by the Gemor Press], 1942. First edition. [16] pp. Unbound folded sheets laid into a printed wrapper. Minor handling wear to cover, near fine.

“Limited to one hundred copies handset in light italic Bernhard Gothic type of twelve point… designed and edited by Caresse Crosby as a Christmas gift.” Crosby arranged for Anaïs Nin’s letterpress operation Gemor Press to print this collection of poems by Kay Boyle’s daughter. Although Black Sun is not mentioned anywhere in the publication, Minkoff nonetheless includes it in his bibliography (A-47). Crosby also commissioned Gemor to publish an augmented and translated edition of Paul Eluard and Max Ernst’s Misfortunes of the Immortals the following year. Item #2249

Price: $350.00