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E. E. Cummings (1894 - 1962)

Lot 163: CUMMINGS, E.E.

Sotheby's

June 17, 2005
New York, NY, US

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The Enormous Room. New York: Boni and Liveright, 1922

Condition Note: first edition, first issue ("shit" present on final line of p.219), 8vo (7 13/16 x 5 1/2 in.; 198 x 140mm.), original light brown cloth lettered in black on spine and upper cover, dust-jacket, slight browning, occasional minor chips to leaves, bookplate removed from front fixed endpaper, professionally restored dust-jacket including small recreated sections, dust-jacket hinges strengthened

CATALOGUE NOTE

first edition of the author's first book. The dust-jacket blurb notes "...the most interesting book that the war has yet produced".

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