THE POETRY QUARTOS: Twelve Brochures, each Containing a New Poem by an American Poet.

(New York: Random House, 1929). First edition. First appearance of each of the twelve poems. One of 475 sets designed, illustrated and printed by Johnston. Poems printed on handmade paper and stitched into illustrated wrappers in various colors, laid in yellow, printed, paper chemise and housed in publisher's decorated paper slipcase. Includes Genevieve Taggard, Robert Frost, Vachel Lindsay, E. A. Robinson, Louis Untermeyer, Alfred Kreymborg, H. D. [Hilda Doolitte], Elinor Wylie, Theodore Dreiser, William Rose Benet, Conrad Aiken and Witter Bynner. Slipcase chipped at edges and evidently repaired at two seams but otherwise good to very good. Chemise has a few internal tape repairs but is otherwise very good to near fine. Brochures are fine.
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Price: $150.00