Item #2022-M137 Renascence and Other Poems. Edna St. Vincent Millay.
Renascence and Other Poems
Renascence and Other Poems

Renascence and Other Poems

New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1936. Hardcover. 8.5"x5.5". A later edition of her first collection, SIGNED by the author on the free endpaper. In 1912 the twenty-year old Millay entered her poem 'Renascence' into the poetry contest, 'The Lyric Year'. Although it was widely considered the best entry, she came in fourth, leading to an extended controversy and launching her extraordinary career. Accompanied by a leaf with the text of Millay's poem 'The Harp Weaver', advertising its setting to music by the composer Elinor Remick Warren. Loosely inserted. 15th edition. Harper date code 'L-L': November 1936. No dust jacket. Blue paper boards with black cloth tips and spine, original cream paper spine label with slight damage (see photos). 73pp. Pages clean and unmarked. Fine. Item #2022-M137

Price: $425.00

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