The Younger Choir [with] The Younger Quire

New York: Moods Publishing Company, 1910.

Price: $5,000.00

First edition. Octavo. Japanese vellum over boards gilt, gilt is rubbed in places, else near fine. Introduction by Edwin Markham. A very influential collection of poetry by young poets, this being the first appearance for several of them. One of 500 numbered copies, the first 50 have been signed by most of the contributors, this is copy number 12, Signed by the following contributors: Joyce Kilmer, Ludwig Lewisohn, Edwin Markham, Reginald Wright Kauffman, James Oppenheim, Louis Untermeyer, George Sylvester Viereck and several others. Rare. With: The Younger Quire. NY: Moods Publishing Company 1911. 12mo. Near fine. Introduction by Daffydowndilly. Japanese vellum over boards gilt, issued without dustwrapper. Thin spine tanned, short tear to the edge of one blank page and some slight soiling, near fine. Amusing parodies of the younger poets, who appeared in The Younger Choir. Copy #63 of 100 numbered copies, the first ten copies signed by the author (who is not identified). It is however Signed by Louis Untermeyer (under the Daffydowndilly on the title page), who is almost certainly the author, and who is one of the represented poets. It is very probable that it was authored by Untermeyer, whose later work included several books of parody. His first acknowledged book, First Love, was also published in 1911. Rare.

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The Younger Choir [with] The Younger Quire. Louis UNTERMEYER.
The Younger Choir [with] The Younger Quire