The Happy Marriage and Other Poems.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1924. Hardcover. 16mo. Blue paper over boards with paper label. viii, 80pp. Good plus. Though internally tight and near fine, the spine and outer edges are quite sunned. Item #39086

Tight and decent later printing of this slim verse collection, with an interesting, ironic provenance: Front flyleaf bears the pencilled ownership signature, dated 1931, of well-known socialite Ellen Stevenson (nee Borden), wife (1929-48) of Illinois governor and twice presidential candidate Adlai E. Stevenson II (1900-65). The Stevensons were good friends of MacLeish, who upon Stevenson's death gave a memorial address at the U.N. General Assembly.

Price: $75.00

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