The Carnival: PROKOSCH, Frederic

The Carnival

PROKOSCH, Frederic

Published by Chatto & Windus, London, 1938
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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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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Title: The Carnival

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London

Publication Date: 1938

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First English edition.

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