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The Set-Up. First UK Edition

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Product description

London. Martin Secker. 1929. Hard cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. One of a Limited Edition of 2000 copies. Red boards are sunned and stained with gilt lettering intact, with some shelf wear. Text block and interior pages are clean. Dustjacket is heavily chipped and has previously been repaired with tape at the spine panel. There is a large tear to the front and a missing portion at the bottom

Joseph Moncure March was an American poet and essayist, best known for his long narrative poems The Wild Party and The Set-Up. After serving in World War I and graduating from Amherst College (where he was a protégé of Robert Frost), March worked as managing editor for The New Yorker in 1925, and helped create the magazine's "Talk of the Town" front section. This is his epic poem about a boxer. Loosely laid in is a publisher's leaflet 'preliminary list of books for the spring of 1929)

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Author(s):
March Joseph Moncure
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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London. Martin Secker. 1929. Hard cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. One of a Limited Edition of 2000 copies. Red boards are sunned and stained with gilt lettering intact, with some shelf wear. Text block and interior pages are clean. Dustjacket is heavily chipped and has previously been repaired with tape at the spine panel. There is a large tear to the front and a missing portion at the bottom

Joseph Moncure March was an American poet and essayist, best known for his long narrative poems The Wild Party and The Set-Up. After serving in World War I and graduating from Amherst College (where he was a protégé of Robert Frost), March worked as managing editor for The New Yorker in 1925, and helped create the magazine's "Talk of the Town" front section. This is his epic poem about a boxer. Loosely laid in is a publisher's leaflet 'preliminary list of books for the spring of 1929)

Author(s):
March Joseph Moncure
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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