Publisher San Francisco The Lantern Press, Gelber, Lilienthal, Inc 1924
Seller ID MC1-92
LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press, this is number 430. 4to. [iv], 15,  pp. Publisherâ€™s device of the Lantern Press on the title page, Headpiece at the beginning of the text in green and pink designed by Frederick Monhoff, handset Garamond type printed on Van Gelder paper; text un-marked. Blue paper over boards, printed paper top cover label on orange paper, lettered and decorated in black; extremities showing, out hinges and head of spine frayed. Good. Hildegarde Flanner was an African-American poet, essayist, playwright and conservationist. She studied poetry at the University of California, Berkeley with Witter Bynner and earned the Emily Chamberlain Cook Prize in 1920 for her poem Young Girl. She wrote under he maiden name chronicling the events in her life and the changing landscape of California in the twentieth century. Frederick Monhoff (1897-1975) was an American architect, artist and illustrator. His architectural style ranged from art deco to mid-century modern; his etchings of the 1920s and 1930s documented scenes of Native-American and Mexican life in the American Southwest. Monhoff married Hildegarde Flanner in 1926 and illustrated several of Flannerâ€™s books of poetry and essays with his drawings and etchings. Reference: Heller and Magee, Bibliography of the Grabhorn Press, No. 68. Your order receives my personal attention.
Hildegarde Flanner, A Tree in Bloom and Other Verses, Grabhorn Press, Lantern Press, San Francisco, Poetry, Frederick Monhoff