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Typewriter edition of Cummings' Poems 1/225 copies  

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Poems, 1905-1962: An Authorized Typewriter Edition of 770 Collected, 45 Uncollected and 20 Unpublished Poems Recreated from the Poet's Manuscripts with Bibliographical and Textual Notes by George James Firmage

Cummings, E. E.


The Marchim Press Ltd.



xxiii, [1], 741, [2] pp. (4to) 27x19.5 cm (10½x7¾"), original three-quarter green calf & hessian (i.e. a burlap-like) cloth, spine lettered in gilt, original plain mylar dust wrapper. One of 225 copies, of which 200 were for sale. First Edition.

The "Typewriter Edition" of Cummings' poems, described by Robert Eldridge as "A fitting monument to this important modernist's work, impressive for editorial diligence and a visual presentation that is in keeping with Cummings' own blend of classical and avant-garde energies, formal and intimate moods." Errata sheet laid in. 

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