222: Charles Olson Call Me Ishmael 1st Ed. Inscribed
Title: Call Me Ishmael
Author: Olson, Charles
Description: Yellow cloth, spine lettered dark blue, orange jacket. First Edition, first printing.Inscribed and signed by the author and his wife (all in Charles Olson's hand) in blue ink "For Marian & Michael whom we love, Connie & Charles" on the front free endpaper. Author's scarce and important first book. Jacket front panel subtitled: Herman Melville, 'Moby-Dick', and America: Space...Myth...Shakespeare. Butterick & Glover A1.
Heading: Place Published: New York
Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock
Date Published: 
Chips and tears with creases to jacket edges, large old tape repairs to verso (causing some darkening to recto), mild rubbing; slight lean, light shelf wear; very good or better, bright, jacket fair to good but quite scarce.