THE ARRIVISTES. POEMS 1940-1949

New York: The Fine Editions Press, [1949]. First Edition. Printed cream wraps. Jamaican poet's first book, published in an edition of only 500 copies. Much less soiling to covers than usual; tiny piece lacking out of upper rear corner. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the poet on the front endpaper "For Gertrude Clayton/with best wishes/Louis Simpson/Dec. 13, 1949." Near Fine with minor edgewear to the original tissue dustwrapper. Item #012054

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