Twice a Year: A Book of Literature, The Arts, and Civil Liberties. Double NumberTen-Eleven. Spring-Summer 1943/Fall-Winter 1943.
New York: Twice a Year Press [Marstin Press Inc.] 1943. Large 8vo., 360 pp., original photograph made from Todd Webbs negative by Margarethe Wurst inlaid. Attached printed gray paper dust jacket with advertisements and reviews, slight foxing and chipping to jacket edges and backstrip. Minor foxing to upper margins, otherwise internally bright; very good. First edition. Contributors include Max Lerner, George Bernard Shaw, Ignazio Silone, Alfred Stieglitz, Roger Baldwin, Sherwood Anderson, Waldo Frank, Arthur Koestler, and letters from Gandhi to the Viceroy. Twice a Year was an important literary and social activist journal, edited by arts patron, photographer, and activist Dorothy Norman. Norman met Alfred Stieglitz in 1926, he became her mentor, and eventually her lover until his death in 1946.
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