Item #2361 Paterson. Books 1-5. William Carlos Williams.

Paterson. Books 1-5

New York: New Directions, 1946-1958. First edition. Five volumes. Original light gray cloth, lettered in gilt and blocked in various colors, with the dust jackets. All volumes show some mild even toning to the jackets. Book 1 shows some browning to the endpapers, the jacket is slightly chipped at the head of the spine; Book Two has some toning to the jacket but is otherwise near fine; Book Three has a tiny nick to the head of the jacket spine and a very short closed tear to the top edge of the front jacket panel; Book Four has a very short closed tear to the head of the jacket spine; Book Five has some minor rubbing to the jacket. Williams’ epic masterpiece, a song of Paterson, New Jersey, a companion to his friend Ezra Pound’s Cantos. Volumes 1-4 were published in editions of 1000 copies each, stated; volume 5 was published in an edition of 3000 copies. Wallace A24, A25, A30, A34, A44. Item #2361

Price: $2,400.00

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