Lot 55 of 455:
Duncan's first book with 2 holograph poems  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$540
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
Heavenly City, Earthly City
Author:
Duncan, Robert
Place:
[Berkeley]
Publisher:
[Bern Porter]
Date:
1947
Description:

With drawings by Mary Fabilli. (8vo), dark yellowish-green cloth lettered in gilt on spine, illustrated cream colored jacket, pictorial endpapers. No. 26 of 100 presentation copies specially bound by Eda Kairu and signed by the poet and the artist with two holograph poems opposite the hand-lettered colophon, "The Blessed Herbert in his Love Does Sing" and "Faithless and Many Minded Muses". First Edition.

Signed by Robert Duncan and Mary Fabilli at the colophon. Robert Duncan's first book, a rare presentation copy of which was last sold at auction in 1977. A1b Bertholf.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Jacket sunned at spine and edges, closed tear toward head of spine panel, a few spots; mild sunning along volume's top edge, mild toning to endpapers, a few spots; else near fine in very good jacket.
 
Item number:
308562a
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