Typed Letter Signed by Edward Dahlberg [laid into]: A Certain World, A Commonplace Book

New York: The Viking Press, (1970).

Price: $350.00

Hardcover. Second printing, August 1970. Octavo. Publisher’s quarter beige and red cloth over boards. Dust soiling and some staining to the boards and edges, very good in good only toned and partly torn dust jacket. A complimentary copy, as indicated by the TLS laid in, given by the novelist and critic Edward Dahlberg to Coburn H. Britton, owner of the Horizon Press, and founder of *Prose* magazine. Dahlberg and Britton were extremely close: Britton considered Dahlberg his second "father,” and Dahlberg would often refer to Britton as his “son.” The one-page letter is dated December 1, 1970: Dahlberg asks “Coby” if he is interested in handing a manuscript by the Russian novelist V.S. Yanovsky. He also refers to meeting with “Mr. Malanga” (Gerard Joseph Malanga) and “Mr. Ford” (Charles Henri Ford) and the taping of a “David Susskind superstar show,” that also involved two other artists associated with Andy Warhol (Arthur Bell and Holly Woodlawn). The letter is folded and in fine condition, with a photocopied review stapled to it. A nice association between Dahlberg and Britton.

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Typed Letter Signed by Edward Dahlberg [laid into]: A Certain World, A Commonplace Book. Edward DAHLBERG, Coburn H. Britton, W H. Auden.
Typed Letter Signed by Edward Dahlberg [laid into]: A Certain World, A Commonplace Book
Typed Letter Signed by Edward Dahlberg [laid into]: A Certain World, A Commonplace Book