Item #2385 Literally True. From To Do, a Book of Alphabets and Birthdays for Children Everywhere. Gertrude Stein.

Literally True. From To Do, a Book of Alphabets and Birthdays for Children Everywhere.

Tujunga, CA: Peter Holland, Christopher, Louise and Robert Haas, 1947. First edition. Single sheet, folded twice to form [4] pages, printed in black and red. Slight handling wear, slightly musty, near fine. One of about 100 copies distributed to friends by Robert and Louise Haas. A previously unpublished extract from Alphabets and Birthdays, eventually issued in 1957 as part of the Yale edition of the Unpublished Works of Gertrude Stein. This extract, concerning the delay of the Haas’ wedding due to measles, was sent from France by Alice B. Toklas after Stein’s death and was then issued privately as a Christmas remembrance of Stein. (Stein’s Prothalamium was published in 1939 to celebrate the Haas’ wedding, see Wilson A33.) Wilson A45. Item #2385

Price: $750.00