SACRED AND PROFANE MEMORIES. One of 2000 Numbered Copies. Carl Van Vechten.

SACRED AND PROFANE MEMORIES. One of 2000 Numbered Copies

New York: Knopf, 1932. First edition. Hardcover. This is copy 933. With four illustrations in aquatone. A collection of Van Vechten's writings dealing with "things remembered." "Selected and arranged to create a homogeneous impression, and they have been extensively rewritten". The contents are: The Tin Trunk, The Folksongs of Iowa, Au Bal Musette, How Mr. George Moore Rescued A Lady From Embarrassment, An Interrupted Conversation, The Nightingale and the Peahen, July - August, 1914 (Which has not hitherto been published), The Holy Jumpers, La Tigresse, Feathers, A Note on Breakfasts, and Notes for an Autobiography. Jacket design by Prentiss Taylor. Two tiny bookseller labels to the bottom of the rear pastedown (Green Dolphin, Portland, OR and Gotham Book Mart, NYC). Business reply card laid in. The book is very good with sunning to top of spine and a small part of the front panel (piece of chip laid in), in a very good jacket with a chip to the top of spine and top of front panel at spine. Solid copy with a few creases to first couple of pages. Item #13761

Price: $200.00

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