WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS. 1883-1963. STEVENS, WALLACE. Preface. Collected Poems 1921-1931. New York: The Objectivist Press, 1934.

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WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS. 1883-1963.
STEVENS, WALLACE. Preface.
Collected Poems 1921-1931. New York: The Objectivist Press, 1934.

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WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS. 1883-1963.
STEVENS, WALLACE. Preface. Collected Poems 1921-1931. New York: The Objectivist Press, 1934.
8vo. Publisher's red cloth, with printed paper title label to spine, many leaves unopened, original dust-jacket printed in red, light dampstaining to spine.

FIRST EDITION, SIGNED by Williams to the endpaper. A fine copy in a solid jacket of his collected poems of the twenties. "Like all true revolutionaries in the arts, William Carlos Williams is an unconquerable individualist. In an age of success through easy compromises he has indulged himself in the luxury of integrity. He has written some of the most obscure poetry of our time, just as Einstein has written some of the most obscure equations" (Reviewed in The New York Times, February 18, 1934). Scarce in jacket. Wallace A15.
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WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS. 1883-1963. STEVENS, WALLACE. Preface. Collected Poems 1921-1931. New York: The Objectivist Press, 1934.
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