MISCELLANIA from the Robinson Jeffers Collection of Sydney S. Alberts; [Six items].

Various places: Various publishers, 1927-1935. First edition of each of these scarce to rare Jeffers-related items, each one with "From the Jeffers Collection of/ Sydney S. Alberts" in Alberts’ hand on front cover or inside. Included are 1) REVUE ANGLO AMERICAINE, Aout [August] 1927, Vol. 6. Les Presses Universitaires de France, Paris; with review of Jeffers "Roan Stallion and other Poems” by Charles Cestre in French; good, edgeworn paperwraps with staining to rear cover. 2) WESTERN AMERICANA, Fall 1931 Catalogue No. 24 of Paul Elder and Co., San Francisco (“All most diverting to peruse, we assure you”); includes excerpt from Jeffers; very good in stapled paperwraps. 3) THE BOOKMAN, March 1933, Vol. 76, No. 3.; includes caricature of Jeffers by A. E. Fisher; paperwraps with wear to overhanging cover edges otherwise very good. 4) WESTWARD: A Magazine of Verse, August 1933, Vol. III, No. 1, San Francisco; includes excerpts of Jeffers' poetry at base of many pages; photo of Sara Bard Field; near fine in stapled paperwraps. 5) FIFTY POETS: An American Auto-Anthology, New York: Duffield and Green, (1933); edited by William Rose Benet; 50 poets select their favorite poem and comment on its creation; includes Jeffers ("To the Stone-Cutters"), Sara Bard Field, Robert Frost, Carl Sandburg, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Sara Teasdale, T. S. Eliot, “H. D.,” Marianne Moore, et al. Boards unevenly faded otherwise would be very good in very good to near fine dust jacket. 6) ROBINSON JEFFERS 1905-1935: An Exhibition Commemorating the Thirtieth Anniversary of His Graduation from Occidental College...April 11 to 18 [1935]; One of 200 copies printed by Ward Ritchie and illustrated with woodcuts by Paul Landacre; includes introduction by Jeffers and letter from Jeffers to Jake Zeitlin (with facsimile of the letter additionally laid in); signed by Zeitlin beneath his poem, “To Robinson Jeffers” which appears opposite Jeffers’ letter of thanks to him; xerox copy of the “Founders’ Day” program for April 11, 1935 laid in; near fine in slightly tanned stapled paperwraps.
Item #55796

Price: $150.00