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Robinson Jeffers and the Sea by  Melba Berry Bennett - Hardcover - 1936 - from Classic Books and Ephemera and Biblio.co.uk

Robinson Jeffers and the Sea

by Bennett, Melba Berry

Condition: Very Good +


San Francisco: Gelber, Lilienthal, 1936. Hardcover. Very Good +. xiv, [2], 173, [3] p.: frontispiece and 8 leaves of plates, including 1 facsimile and 2 portraits; 25 cm. Modern dark green calf spine with blind-stamped decoration. Orange paper over boards with decorative pattern printed in green and yellow. Frontispiece is a photograph of Robinson Jeffers by Edward Weston. Printed in red and black. "Three hundred copies printed by the Grabhorn Press in May, 1936" -- Colophon. Heller & Magee. Grabhorn Press, 253. Includes poetry by Jeffers pertaining to the sea. In Very Good+ Condition: corners lightly rubbed; rebacked (restorer's report available on request); pages and plates are clean and bright.





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