Collection of Paul Engle Poetry Books and Broadsides Including: The Word of Love A Book of Poems, Book and Child, Arden-America, A Name, An Old Palestinian Donkey, Three Poems, Why Poetry, For the Iowa Dead Most Items Signed Inscribed By Paul Engle
Engle, Paul

New York: Random House et al, 1951. Collection of items by Paul Engle including: The World of Love, Random House NY 1951 39 pages, First Printing stated on copyright page, inscribed "For Frank and Bill, with words of love from all of us Paul Engle Iowa City 1951", dustjacket with a little edges, tips wear, little edge-creasing, volume with a few spots on cover, very good condition overall; Book and Child Three sonnets by Paul Engle printed for his and his family's friends. Christmas 1956, (6) pages, with a black and white engraving on copper by Katharine Hefner, type set Romanee at The Cummington Press, inscribed "Belated greetings, Paul Engle" and with "Christmas 1956" in pencil on the front endpaper, softcover stapled self-wraps, light wear, very good condition; Arden-America Averell Harriman Privately Printed 1955, designed, hand set and printed by Carroll Coleman at the Prairie Press in Iowa City, folding sheet, 2 pages, inscribed "For Frank and Bill, devotedly, Paul", some light browning to outer edge, very good condition; A Name single sided small 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" approx. broadside poem by Paul Engle, inscribed "Frank & Bill - devotedly, Paul 1954", no printer or date given, nicely done in two colors, evidence of old crease, unobtrusive, light wear and in very good condition; An Old Palestinian Donkey single sided small approx. 5" x 13" broadside poem by Paul Engle, reprinted from Better Homes & Gardens, April 1958 issue, with a black and white illustration of a Charles Umlauf sculpture of Christ on a donkey, commemorating Palm Sunday as does the poem, old fold crease, light wear, little aging, yellowing of paper at top portion and in very good condition; Three Poems (6) pages, 1950 with "Paul and Mary Engle Christmas 1950" in blue crayon on front cover, and with a typewritten note laid-in or yellow paper, to "Lords" and chatting about the family's children and Hobe Sound (Florida) visits, signed in red crayon 'Paul', the three poems reprinted from Poetry Nov. 1950, stapled paper wraps, light wear, little aging, yellowing of paper and in very good condition; Why Modern Poetry by Paul Engle, (5) pages, signed in red crayon "Paul Engle 1953" on the front page, this reprinted from College English Oct. 1953, light wear, little aging, old fold lines and in very good condition; For the Iowa Dead by Paul Engle, xxii pages, State U. of Iowa 1956, written for a Service of Dedication at the University of Iowa, printed paper wrap covers, some darkening, light wear, very good condition; Paul Engle (1908 -1991) noted American poet, writer, editor, and novelist, best remembered as the long-time director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and founder of the International Writing Program (IWP), both at the University of Iowa; a nice group of signed items by the poet and educator. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 19727)

$250.00

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