Title Continent's End: An Anthology of Contemporary California Poets.
Book Condition Collectible: Very Good
Seller ID GG217-049
Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 24. LIMITED EDITION of 600 numbered copies (100 reserved for the contributors), this copy is out of sequence, printed by John Henry Nash with Garamont monotype on machine made paper. 8vo. 9 5/8 x 6 1/2 inches. [xxxviii], (240) pp. Frontispiece and title page printed in red and black inks, section heads and running heads within decorative boarders; text clean, unmarked. Quarter Spanish goatskin vellum, brown paper over boards, spine decorated and titled in gilt, marbled end-papers; binding square and tight, minor shelf wear. Near Fine. Edited by George Sterling and with Prefatory Notes by Genevieve Taggard (1894-1948) and James Rorty (1890-1973). Prefatory Note by Albert M. Bender. Over 100 poets contributed to this volume, and a considerable portion of the work had never been previously published. Continent's End "is a real contribution to California literature. It represents the best of the younger poets of the day, such as Robinson Jeffers, who might not otherwise have found a hearing for their poems." Magee. REFERENCES: O'Day, A Catalogue of Books Printed by John Henry Nash, pp. 43-44; Magee, The Hundredth Book, No. 24.
George Sterling, Continent's End An Anthology of Contemporary California Poets, Genevieve Taggard, James Rorty, Albert M. Bender, Book Club of California, Fine Press, Limited Edition, John Henry Nash