Item #55447 THE COLLECTED LETTERS OF ROBINSON JEFFERS: With Selected Letters of Una Jeffers; [Three volumes, complete; with copious email correspondence and penciled notes in the text]. Robinson Jeffers, Una Jeffers, James Karman.

THE COLLECTED LETTERS OF ROBINSON JEFFERS: With Selected Letters of Una Jeffers; [Three volumes, complete; with copious email correspondence and penciled notes in the text].

Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009 - 2015. First edition of each of the three volumes. VOLUME ONE (2009) covers 1890 to 1930 (700 copies printed); VOLUME TWO (2011) covers 1931 to 1939 (525 copies printed); and VOLUME THREE (2015) covers 1940 to 1962 (only 425 copies printed). From the collection of Allen K. Mears, who is included in the acknowledgements for Volume I and noted as the source of letters in Vol. I (p. 933); Vol. II (p. 988); and Vol. III (pp. 47 & 454). Includes printouts and photocopies of email and mail correspondence between Mears and Karman pertaining to the reception of the book and noting errors found while reading, etc.; also between Stanford Press and Mears; between Mears, Karman and Fred Sasaski (Associate Editor at Poetry magazine); among others. With Stanford Press “compliments of” card laid in Vol. I along with photocopy of inscription from Karman to Mears; photocopy of letter with (different) inscription from Karman laid in Vol. II, and photocopy of (different) inscription from Karman pasted to front endpaper Vol. III. Spine beginning to slump on volume three otherwise altogether near fine to fine in like dust jackets with all three volumes annotated by Mears in pencil. An interesting assemblage including the large file of correspondence, copies of contemporary reviews, etc.
Item #55447

Price: $450.00

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