Item #110573 Nightmare at Noon. (Two copies). Stephen Vincent Benét.
Nightmare at Noon. (Two copies).

Nightmare at Noon. (Two copies).

1940. New York, Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., 1940.

12mo, (iv), 8 pp. One copy in original wraps, near fine with a little toning, signed by Benét on the half title. One copy in original boards, boards toned, backstrip worn and dampstained.

§ Both formats of the first edition of Benét's warning against the perils of fascism, published a year before the United States entered the war. Benét died of a heart attack the year before the war ended. He was awarded a posthumous Pulitzer for Western Star, a poem about the settling of America that was unfinished on his death. Item #110573

Price: $50.00

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