WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS. 1883-1963. 1. The Cod Head. San Francisco: The Harvest Press, 1932.

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WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS. 1883-1963.
1. The Cod Head. San Francisco: The Harvest Press, 1932.

US$ 800 - 1,200
£ 650 - 970
WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS. 1883-1963.
1. The Cod Head. San Francisco: The Harvest Press, 1932.
8vo. Publisher's grey wrappers, title label, chemise and slipcase, slight creasing.
Provenance: Nancy Cunard (1896-1965); Sold Sotheby's London, from the library of Nancy Cunard, July 6, 1970, lot 289 [described as "inscribed by the author to Nancy Cunard"].
LIMITED EDITION of 125 copies "for friends of Contempo" SIGNED by Williams at the end of the poem. This copy from the library of Nancy Cunard, and inscribed by the publisher of Contempo Milton A. Abernethy ("M.A.A.") to Nancy Cunard, "For the only one I know who understands the race problem---from a Southern." Wallace A14.
WITH: An Early Martyr. New York: Alcestis Press, 1935.Publisher's printed wrappers, original glassine, slipcase with neat bookseller's label "Gotham Book Mart," small chip to glassine at upper spine, slipcase worn. A FINE COPY. LIMITED EDITION, number 91 of 125 copies signed by Williams at the colophon. Wallace A16.
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WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS. 1883-1963. 1. The Cod Head. San Francisco: The Harvest Press, 1932.
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