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Ideas of order / Wallace Stevens.

Author/Creator:
Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955.
Publication:
New York ; London : Alfred A. Knopf, 1936. (Norwood, Mass. : Composition, printing, and binding are by The Plimpton Press)
Format/Description:
Book
[4], viii, 61, [3] p. ; 20 cm.
Edition:
[1st trade ed.]
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Subjects:
American poetry.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
United States Massachussetts Norwood.
England London.
Contents:
Farewell to Florida
Ghosts as cocoons
Sailing after lunch
Sad strains of a gay waltz
Dance of the macabre mice
Meditation celestial & terrestrial
Lions in Sweden
How to live. What to do
Some friends from Pascagoula
Waving adieu, adieu, adieu
Idea of order at Key West
American sublime
Mozart, 1935
Snow and stars
Sun this March
Botanist on Alp (no. 1)
Botanist on Alp (no. 2)
Evening without angels
Brave man
Fading of the sun
Gray stones and gray pigeons
Winter bells
Academic discourse at Havana
Nudity at the capital
Nudity in the colonies
Re-statement of romance
Reader
Mud master
Anglais mort à Florence
Pleasures of merely circulating
Like decorations in a nigger cemetery
Postcard from the volcano
Autumn refrain
Fish-scale sunrise
Gallant château
Delightful evening.
Notes:
With half-title.
Borzoi emblem printed in red.
"First edition."
First published in a limited edition in 1935 by Alcestis, this trade edition contains three additional new poems ("Farewell to Florida," "Ghosts as Cocoons," and "A Postcard from the Volcano").
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Culture Class Collection copy has unopened leaves.
Culture Class Collection copy has business reply card addressed to Alfred A. Knopf laid in.
Culture Class Collection copy bound in first binding of gray, pink, orange and white striped cloth with paper label on cover.
Penn Provenance:
Schleifer, Ben (donor) (autograph)
Penn Chronology:
1936
Contributor:
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
271074