Verse Alive

Rhodes, H. Winston and Denis Glover (selected by)

Published by Caxton Press, Christchurch, 1936
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Title: Verse Alive

Publisher: Caxton Press, Christchurch

Publication Date: 1936

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.


No signatures. 3/16" tear to paper at head of spine. Heavy foxing to endpapers. Scattered heavy foxing throughout. ; 38, [3] pages. Yellow paper wrappers. Verse chosen and reprinted from "Tomorrow" magazine. Contributors: J. C. Beaglehole, A. R. D. Fairburn, Allen Curnow, Denis Glover, Ian Milner, Julian. An edition of 230 copies. Page dimensions: 190 x 137mm. "To substitute 'tui' for 'nightingale' is not to take our own place in the heritage of English letters." - from the preface. "All this verse has appeared in the pages of the weekly journal Tomorrow (volume one), partly, perhaps, because there are in this country not many hospitable pages where it might otherwise have been entertained." - page (6).; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 6541

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