Wylie, Elinor - Nets to Catch the Wind
The author's first collection of poetry published under her own name. First edition, second issue - with watermarked paper. A SIGNED US first edition.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It has been clipped. The front panel is bright and unfaded, showing gentle overall soiling and slight rubbing to the edges. The spine / front panel crease shows two long splits. The spine has darkened, and is slightly scuffed and rubbed at the top and the bottom. It shows tiny slithers of loss at either end. The back panel is sound. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book : The book is tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded. The corners are sharp. There is a touch of trivial bruising to the spine ends. The text block is clean. No foxing. The page edges and closed page edges are slightly dulled with age. There are no loose or dog-eared pages. The binding is tight, the hinges are solid. This copy has been SIGNED ( without a dedication ) to the ffep by Elinor Wylie. A nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Harcourt Brace