Marianne Moore, Poems, from The Egoist Press, 1921.
Gatsby Le Magnifique. Traduit de l’angalais par Victor LLona, 1926.
1935 “copyright edition” of Journal of Katherine Mansfield, published by The Albatross Press.
I love the stern “not to be introduced into the British Empire or the U.S.A.” printed in small lettering.
One of several little odds and ends I picked up last weekend at the San Francisco Public Library’s annual Big Book Sale that I plan to scan and post soon.
- “awkwardly we bump into stars
we see nothing we hear nothing
we beat with our fists on the dark ether”— Zbigniew Herbert, from “First the Dog,” trans....
- “Things have dropped from me. I have outlived certain desires; I have lost friends, some by death… others through sheer inability to cross the street.”
- “So, I say, what of the night, the terrible night?”— Djuna Barnes, Nightwood