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Varney, John

First wounds, a story in five chapters of verse

Francesco Bianco, New York. 1926, [viii], 126p., original cloth binding is edge worn, both hinges are cracked --front hinge badly--, one of five hundred copies. Proletarian poet and pro-Communist professor at New York University. Included with this book is a small two page manuscript letter to William York Tindall dated in 1929, a one-page typed article with a few corrections titled "Arms for Spain," a two page typed poem (Magainma Oasis) inscribed by Varney to Tyndall and dated in 1932, one page typed poem Easter dated 1930 inscribed to Tyndall (free thought theme with reference to the anarchist Modern School), two page typed article Lenin Blesses with hand corrections dated in 1931, seven page typed article "Poet and change, end poem of a verse novel," dated 1934, eleven pages of mimeographed writings of Varney and a few of the original envelopes from Varney addressed to Tindall

Cat.No: 100791

Price: $295.00

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