The Golden Apples. Eudora WELTY.

The Golden Apples

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1949]. 8vo. 244pp. Original cloth-backed boards, gilt-lettered and decorated; pictorial dust jacket. A few tiny nicks at ends of spine panel, a near-fine copy, lightly toned but fresh and bright. Item #402425

FIRST EDITION, SIGNED by Welty on the half-title. Louis Untermeyer's copy, with his bookplate. A fine association: the poet, critic and editor Untermeyer was a consultant in poetry (along with Robert Frost) in 1940 when Welty attended Bread Loaf. Untermeyer's papers at NYPL contain two letters from Welty from 1962. Swearingen, p.4.

Price: $450.00

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