FIRMAGE, George James and Richard S. KENNEDY. Etcetera: The Unpublished Poems of E.E. Cummings.
(New York, London): Liveright, 1983. Slim quarto. 188 pages. Nice selection of 143 previously unpublished Cummings’ poems, includes previously unsavoured but vintage Cummings work alongside a gathering of earlier poems that trace his growth as a draughtsman of words. The appendix includes an additional group of 23 poems, typical examples of Cummings’ earliest efforts and some of his translations from Horace. A very good copy, slight lean, in very good dust jacket.
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