Thirty-Five Sonnets by George Sterling

By: George Sterling (1869-1926)

Price: $75.00

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Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Series: Publication of the Book Club of California, No. 4. LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, this is number 97, printed in handset Kennerley type on handmade paper by Taylor & Taylor. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 6 inches. 54, [2] pp. Half-title with lovely flower vignette in red, text printed in red, black, and blue inks, decoration on title in red and on first page of text in gold by Frederic W. Goudy; text clean, unmarked. Beige linen spine, blue paper over boards, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight, lightly toned. GG217-048c. Very Good. The sonnets "Romance," "To Life" and two sonnets on "The Skull of Shakespeare" printed here for the first time in book form, while thirty-one of the sonnets had appeared in previous volumes of Sterling's poetry. Albert Bender was a life-long friend of Sterling's and saw that this volume was published. George Sterling "will always be remembered by San Franciscans as the beloved though unofficial poet-laureate of 'the cool grey city of love.'" REFERENCE: Magee, The Hundredth Book, No. 4.

Title: Thirty-Five Sonnets by George Sterling

Author Name: George Sterling (1869-1926)

Categories: Book Club of California,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: San Francisco: CA, Book Club of California: 1917

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: GG217-048c

Keywords: George Sterling, Thirty-Five Sonnets by George Sterling, Poetry, Book Club of California, Frederic W. Goudy, Fine Press, Limited Edition, Taylor & Taylor, Book Club of California, Frederic Goudy