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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Hart Crane; Walker Evans; Harry F Marks; Otto H Kahn; Black Sun Press,; Van Gelder Zonen,
|Notes:||Holland paper issue.
Title page in red and black type.
"This first edition of The Bridge by Hart Crane with three photographs by Walker Evan printed for Harry and Caresse Crosby in hand-set Dorique type at their Black Sun Press, Paris (Maître-Imprimeur Lescaret) in January 1930 is limited to 200 numbered copies on Holland paper, 50 numbered copies on Japanese vellum signed by the author, 25 review copies hors commerce and, 8 special copies marked A to H"--Colophon.
Original glassine wrapped cover. Glassine sheet inserted before each illustration leaf. Enclosed in silver gilt paper covered slipcase.
Paper has watermark, "Van Gelder Zonen".
Publisher's advertisements follow colophon.
|Description:||100 unnumbered pages, 3 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 27 cm|
|Contents:||Proem: To Brooklyn bridge --
I. Ave Maria --
II. Powhatan's daughter. The harbor dawn ; Van Winkle ; The river ; The dance ; Indiana --
III. Cutty Sark --
IV. Cape Hatteras --
V. Three songs. Southern cross ; National winter garden ; Virginia --VI. Quaker hill --
VII. The tunnel --
|Responsibility:||by Hart Crane ; with three photographs by Walker Evans.|