White Buildings

New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. First edition, second issue. Second state, with tipped-in title page spelling Allen Tate's name correctly. Inscribed by to Solomon Grunberg, a bookseller and close friend of Crane: “For Solomon Grunberg | with best wishes - | Hart Crane.” Solomon Grunberg is described by Crane biographer John Unterecker as Crane’s most sympathetic, most casual, and most knowledgeable listener. He was among a very small circle of Crane’s most intimate friends that included E. E Cummings. Very good condition, with some overall age darkening and dust soiling, the price intact. Spine lettering top and bottom faded, otherwise square and tight. The very scarce dust wrapper, which advertises Pound's Personae on the back cover, has no repairs. The front and back panels and both flaps present but chipped, the spine missing, jacket is in four separate pieces, held together presentably with Mylar wrapper. Schwartz & Schweik A 1.1. Item #32553

Price: $25,000.00

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