The teeth of the lion / Kenneth Patchen.
- Norfolk, CT : New Directions, .
- Poet of the Month ; 1942.
The Poet of the Month ; 1942
 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- American poetry -- 20th century.
Experimental poetry, American.
- Local subjects:
- Lask, Thomas (donor). (search)
- Lask Poetry Collection
- Place of Publication:
- United States Connecticut Norfolk.
- With half-title.
Title page has row of three boxes: orange printed in white; black printed in white and orange printed in white.
On title page: In white savage caps make a bloody pasturage where I am laid down break tear kill in a world of cheats, defilers, ratsinpinkwalls through the black camps where murder lifts its teaching but the girls by the lake and the green quick laughing kids in the school-yard and the sad wise beautiful gentle clean strong good loving joys as I am made and you will know me.
"Copyright 1942 by New Directions."
"This edition of The Teeth of the Lion was designed by the author in collaboration with William Candlewood and printed in October MCMXLII with Memphis and Bodoni types at the George Grady Press in New York City."
Brown paper wrapper decorated in orange and green on front.
- Penn Provenance:
- Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
- 50 cents
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