BEYOND THE BREAKERS AND OTHER POEMS. George STERLING.
BEYOND THE BREAKERS AND OTHER POEMS
BEYOND THE BREAKERS AND OTHER POEMS
BEYOND THE BREAKERS AND OTHER POEMS

BEYOND THE BREAKERS AND OTHER POEMS

San Francisco: A. M. Robertson, 1914. First Edition. Cloth. 141 pages. SIGNED/INSCRIBED twice by George Sterling. The first is an inscription in ink on a front free endpaper: "Dear Charlie: These verses, written within sound of the Pacific, I (?) on you amid the sounds and shadows of our Babylon. See page 74! Yours ever, George. New York, Feb. 24th, 1915." The second is written in ink on the half-title: "For Charles W. Miles from George Sterling." On page 74 is the start of a poem entitled "In The Marketplace", the first line of which is, "In Babylon, high Babylon,". Green cloth with gilt front cover and spine titling. 5 1/2" x 7 3/4". A collection of shorter poetry, starting with "Beyond The Breakers" written in Carmel and dedicated to fellow bohemian and author Jimmy Hopper. Poet/Playwright George Sterling (1869-1926) was a resident member of early Carmel's bohemian group and a friend of Jack London, Mary Austin and Robinson Jeffers. His later years were spent in San Francisco, where he died by his own hand in 1926. Mattilla A7. A Very Good or better copy (Spine titling dulled; mild edgewear; endpapers toned), now in a custom, clear mylar protective jacket. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books in boxes via media mail to any United States address. 43. Very Good Plus / Custom Clear Mylar. Item #2387

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