First Edition of Edwin Corle's Fig Tree John; Lengthily inscribed by Him
Fig Tree John.
Item Number: 88231
New York: Liveright, 1935.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to fellow author Merle Armitage, “For Merle Armitage – A sweet story about murder, rape, incest, mayhem, adultery, torture, brutality and paranoia Edwin Corle.” An important association copy, as Corle paired up with book designer Merle Armitage to write about Igor Stravinsky, as well as Burro Alley, Dance Memoranda, and Operations Santa Fe. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Samuel B. Schaeffer.