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TRAGEDY HAS OBLIGATIONS - LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED by  William (afterword)  Robinson (poem); Everson - First Edition - 1973 - from Captain Ahab's Rare Books (SKU: 3216)

TRAGEDY HAS OBLIGATIONS - LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED

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TRAGEDY HAS OBLIGATIONS - LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED

by Jeffers, Robinson (poem); Everson, William (afterword)

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Santa Cruz, CA: Lime Kiln Press, 1973. First Edition. Fine press printing of Jeffers's masterful poem, presaging the downfall and death of Adolf Hitler. With an afterword by William Everson. One of 200 numbered copies signed by Everson and Allison Clough, this being copy no.135. Folio (41cm); beige canvas cloth boards and black leather backstrip, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; [20]pp, with a large woodcut by Allison Clough, and one mounted photographic plate showing the original manuscript of the poem. Pinpoint wear to spine ends, some faint, scattered foxing to boards, else a fresh, Near Fine copy, with the publisher's numbered prospectus laid in.

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book dealer
Captain Ahab's Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
3216
Title
TRAGEDY HAS OBLIGATIONS - LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED
Author
Jeffers, Robinson (poem); Everson, William (afterword)
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Lime Kiln Press
Place of Publication
Santa Cruz, CA
Date Published
1973

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Founded in 2010, Captain Ahab's Rare Books specializes in first editions of literature, genre fiction, film-related books and ephemera, zines, manuscript and archival material.

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