Title: The Carnival
Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London
Publication Date: 1938
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First English edition.
Octavo. original black cloth lettered in gilt over patterned boards. Inscribed and signed by the author. Publisher's printed card laid in. With a copy of the first (trade) U. S. edition, red cloth lettered in gilt. Spine a tad faded, else fine.". The subject of the present poems is, roughly, the tragic, secret struggle to preserve the fidelity and power of individual emotions against a background of confusion, truculence and terrorism - contemporary Europe. ." Frederic Prokosch (1906 Ð 1989) was an American writer born in Wisconsin to an Austrian immigrant father, known for his novels, poetry, memoirs and criticism. He was also a distinguished translator. He spent most of his adult life in Europe. pictorial dust jacket (a little browned and rubbed) Inscribed and signed by the author. Publisher's printed card laid in. Bookseller Inventory # 28152
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