THE BLUE TRAIN. Lawrence Clark POWELL.

THE BLUE TRAIN

Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1977. Limited Edition. 128 (colophon) pages. Cloth-backed boards. Blue pictoral dust jacket. Octavo. afterword by Hen ry Miller. From the colophon: "Two hundred copies, specially bound, have been signed and numbered by the author." This copy INSCRIBED by Lawrence Clark Powell in ink on the colophon in ink, "Copy out of series for W M Spackman / LC Powell / Tucson 1979" Also laid in is a handwritten note of University of Arizona stationary to novelist W. M. Spackman ("An Armful of Warm Girl" et al) in ink' "5-7-79 / Dear Spackman--They screwed up ;the Monet blue on the paperback cover. I want you to have this hardbound with the proper blue! / L C P" Powell's first novel,written in 1941, rewritten and finally published when Powell was 70. A Near Fine copy with a bumped corner, in a Very Good or better somewhat edgeworn dust jacket, now in a clear mylar protective jacket. A nice literary association copy. Item #1029

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