Number 85 of 1381 signed limited copies. Cummings on the limitation page.
Sales slip from James Cummings laid in. DJ has shelf-wear present to the DJ (all panels of the DJ are present but detached from each other).
Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. While sometimes termed a "novel, " it is better described as a novelistic travelogue, the diary of a trip to Russia in the 1930s during the rise of the Stalinist government. Despite some contempt for what he witnesses, Cummings's narrator has an effective, occasionally hilarious way of evoking feelings of accord and understanding. As Ezra Pound wrote, Cummings's Soviet Union is laid out there pellucidly on the page in all its Slavic unfinishedness, in all of its Dostoievskian slobberyness....Does any man wish to know about Russia? SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION EIMI 1933 e e cummings HARDCOVER w/DUSTJACKET. Up For Sale Today is. A stylistic tour de force, EIMI is a mélange of styles and tones, the prose containing many abbreviations, grammatical and syntactical shifts, typographical devices, compounds, and word coinages. This is Cummings's invigorating and unique voice at its finest, and EIMI is without question one of his most substantial accomplishments.
Edward Estlin Cummings (October 14, 1894 - September 3, 1962), known as E. Cummings, with the abbreviated form of his name often written by others in lowercase letters as e e cummings (in the style of some of his poems-see name and capitalization, below), was an American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright.
His body of work encompasses approximately 2,900 poems, two autobiographical novels, four plays and several essays, as well as numerous drawings and paintings. He is remembered as an eminent voice of 20th century English literature. OUR MISSION STATEMENT: Our goal is to provide the best books for the lowest prices. Thank you for visiting this listing and we hope to see you again soon!Book formats and corresponding sizes. Approximate cover size (width × height). ALL ITEMS ARE DESCRIBED TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY! IF THE DESCRIPTION AND THE PHOTOS DO NOT MATCH THE PHOTOS TAKE PRECEDENCE! ALL ITEMS ARE PACKED IN A WATERPROOF CUSTOM FITTED BAG, WRAPPED IN 2 LAYERS OF BUBBLE WRAP AND THEN PLACED INTO A CUSTOM FITTED CARDBOARD MAILER. IF YOU DO WIN MULTIPLE ITEMS, PLEASE DO NOT PAY FOR THEM INDIVIDUALLY! PLEASE WAIT FOR THE INVOICE!
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