Wasserstrom, William, edited and with introduction by.
Title A DIAL MISCELLANY.
Publisher Syracuse University Press, (Syracuse, New York), 1963, Ist edition.
Seller ID 12569
372 pp, large 8vo (9 3/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w plates. "This Anthology is tangible evidence that 'The Dial'...printed more original and influential work than any other journal in America or England. Here are many of (its) now-famous contributors, not always as we know them best. Included are letters from 'The Dial's' international correspondents: Thomas Mann (Germany), T.S. Eliot (London), Ezra Pound (Paris), Jose Ortega y Gasset (Spain). D.H. Lawrence writes a book review, William Carlos Williams discusses Marianne Moore, Gilbert Seldes reviews 'The Great Gatsby', and Paul Claudel gives us 'A Glance at the Soul of Japan'. An unfinished version of Eliot's 'The Hollow Men' and an early version of Pound's 'Fifth Canto' are included and works of Derain, Picasso, Matisse, and other artists are reproduced in this collection. All of the departments of 'The Dial' are represented, and most of the material has not been reprinted elsewhere... " Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small area of old glue on rear hinge, slight loss of color on colored spine label. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, a few small chips/tears/creases at top of spine - archivally taped, small ghost sticker mark on front panel, light edge wear at bottom of spine. VG/VG-