Title Corydon By Andre Gide. With a Comment on the Second Dialogue in Corydon By Frank Beach, Department of Psychology, Yale University.
Book Condition Fine
Jacket Condition Near Fine
Edition First American Edition.
Publisher New York Farrar, Straus and Company 1950
Seller ID 004049
New York: Farrar, Straus and Company, 1950. The Symbolist literary giant Andre gide (1869-1951) won the Nobel Prize in 1947. He considered "Corydon," a defense of homosexuality, to be his most important work. Gide worked on it over a long period of time, starting in 1911 and producing two small editions not offered for general sale. The first trade publication was in 1924. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition Thus, Black cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Clean text; xx, 220 pages, with Notes and appendices. Very fresh and bright. There is a striking bookplate on the front paste-down. The dustjacket is Near Fine; unclipped; it has a tiny bit of edgewear and a bit of spotting to the rear cover, else Fine. In an archival plastic protector.. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition.