The New Yorker and Other Poems
McCrudden, Francis Lambert

New York: Greenwich Village Co-Operative, Publishers, 1932. F 32 pages; inscribed and signed on the front endpaper by the author, "For my Little Poet Friend Ethel Simon Francis Lambert McCrudden Go little book, or long or short your days, You too shall have your share of blame and praise May 27 - 1936"; Francis Lambert McCrudden (1872-1958) American poet, the founder-leader of the Raven Poetry Circle of Greenwich Village; Preface by Vincente N.O. Beltrone, poet and fellow-member of the Circle, which had a lifespan of some years, c. 1933- early 1950s and which habitually posted their poetic works on the fence in New York City's Washington Square Park, in an effort to publicize and sell their work; approx. 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" size; original printed red paper wrap covers; some wear and soiling, single staple has released the 'block' of contents; good condition and an interesting Greenwich Village and NYC ephemeral literary scene item; an OCLC search at time of cataloging reveals 2 institutional holdings only. "Let others sing of London Town, for diplomats and fogs renowned...But New York’s good enough for me..."and more in a similar vein. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 20647)


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