Jurgen and the censor : report of the Emergency committee organized to protest against the suppression of James Branch Cabell's Jurgen.
- Other records:
- New York : Privately printed for the Emergency Committee [by] Edward Hale Bierstadt, Barrett H. Clark, Sidney Howard, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Twenty .
- Conference Name:
- Emergency Committee Organized to Protest Against the Suppression of James Branch Cabell's Jurgen.
77,  p. ; 25 cm.
- Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. Jurgen.
Censorship -- United States.
- Place of Publication:
- United States New York (State) New York.
- Preface / James Branch Cabell
Letter from the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice / John S. Sumner
Report of the Emergency Committee / Barrett H. Clark Secretary
"Morals, Not Art or Literature" / Edward Hale Bierstadt
List of Signers of the Protest
Letters to the Emergency Committee
Letters to the Publisher
Echoes from the Press
- "Four hundred and fifty-eight copies of 'Jurgen and the Censor' have been printed and numbered, of which four hundred and forty are for sale."
T.p. printed in red and black within single-ruled border.
"Copyright, 1920, by Barrett H. Clark."
Preface (p. 7-) and "The Judging of Jurgen" (p. 63-64) by James Branch Cabell.
Brown cloth spine with paper label printed in red and black; darker brown paper boards with lighter brown cloth corners.
- Local notes:
- No. 358 of 458 numbered copies.
Culture Class Collection copy (AC9 C1115 A920j) is no. 320.
22 of the letters have been autographed by their writers.
Culture Class Collection (AC9 C1115 T920j) has "Advance sheets. Press copy" written in ms.
Culture Class Collection copy (AC9 C1115 T920j) has cover wanting.
Culture Class Collection copy (AC9 C1115 T920j) has copy number space blank.
- Penn Provenance:
- Meyerson, Martin (inscription)
Meyerson, Margy Ellin (autograph, Nov. 14, 1977)
Traver, Bertram (inscription)
Cabell, James Branch (autograph, 22 July, 1921)
- Penn Chronology:
- Clark, Barrett H. (Barrett Harper), 1890-1953.
Bierstadt, Edward Hale, 1891-
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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