Item #15015 The Sublime Boy : The Poems of Walter De Casseres. Walter De Casseres, Benjamin DeCasseres, DeCasseres.
The Sublime Boy : The Poems of Walter De Casseres
The Sublime Boy : The Poems of Walter De Casseres

The Sublime Boy : The Poems of Walter De Casseres

New York: Seven Arts, 1926.

Illustrated by Hans Stenger dj art. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. Item #15015

Light wear; Dust Jacket front flap missing, front cover detached, edgeworn with tears and chips, wear. Solid oversize hardcover. ; Memorial collection of the poetry of Walter De Casseres [DeCasseres], compiled and introduced by his brother Benjamin DeCasseres. "This first edition of "The Sublime Boy" is set in twelve point Bodoni and Benedictine; bound in Java Art Batik; printed on Louvain Book." Poems written by Benjamin's younger brother Walter, between ages 16 and 18-1/2, before he drowned himself in the Delaware River in 1900. Striking Introduction by Benjamin discussing his brother's suicidal tendencies and philosophical angst. ; xvii, 45 pages.

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