A DOOMSDAY MASQUE

By: Grabo, Carl

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Limited, Numbered Edition, Signed by the Author. Hardcover without dust jacket (as issued). This is No. 70 of only 500 copies printed. Publisher's black, white and red printed boards. 59, (5) pp. Illustrated (frontispiece, head and tailpieces and decoration) by Robert L. Smith. Designed and Printed by The Falcon Press, Chicago. The volume is in excellent, unmarked condition. The spine and top edge are lightly sunned, else fine. FINE. This is a presentation copy from the library of one of the individuals whom the author has thanked in the Acknowledgment. The volume contains three poems and one play (dramatic poem), the poems comprising a Prologue to the Play. The characters in this dramatic poem include: a Scientist who seeks the truth, a Mystic who sees only sham, a Misanthrope who is disgusted with the world and a Young Girl who's life is ruled by Love. Throughout the volume, the threat of Armageddon hangs over the entire work. The author, a leading authority on Shelley, taught at the University of Chicago and finally at the University of New Mexico. He is the author of many poetical and scholarly works, including The Amateur Philosopher (1917); Peter and the Princess (1920); A Newton Among Poets (1930); A Man and A Woman (1931); The Meaning of the Witch of Atlas (1935); The Magic Plant: The Growth of Shelley's Thought (1936); The Black Butterfly (1940); Crows are Black Everywhere (1945); The Creative Critic (1948); The Technique of the Novel (1964); and many others.. Private Press. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author

Title: A DOOMSDAY MASQUE

Author Name: Grabo, Carl

Categories: Novels, Poetry & Literature, Theatre & Performing Arts, Rare Books,

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Publisher: Chicago, Privately Printed: 1951

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4956

Keywords: Private Press Limited Editions Poetry Plays Theatre