Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1938.
First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus / Very good. Item #51894
Octavo. 240pp. Incl. index. Series of related essays in classic American literature dealing principally with Hawthorne, Melville, Cooper, Emerson, Dickinson, James and Poe. Nicely designed book from New Directions best era. Dark blue cloth with white stamped title. Faint evidence of name removal on front paste-down. Dust jacket is faded on spine, has edge wear and small edge tears,, reinforced with paper tape o verso. Front flap is a little wrinkled and has 2" rectangle clipped out. Still quite a nice copy.