Books West Southwest: Essays on Writers, their Books, and their Land
Place Published: Los Angeles
Publisher: The Ward Ritchie Press
Date Published: 1957
Book Id: 31835
SIGNED. 157pp. Octavo [21 cm] Brown cloth spine with decorative checkered paper covered boards, and a gilt stamped title on the spine. Very good. The extremities are very gently bumped and rubbed. Slight spine lean. The underlying boards are exposed at the corners. The endsheets are barely perceptibly darkened.
Inscribed by Powell on the front free endsheet. Powell was extremely devoted, not only in his personal life, but also professionally, to the world of books. He wrote widely on the experience of reading in numerous books and articles meant for general audiences, while also producing important studies on the poet Robinson Jeffers and the literature of California and the West.