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8vo. 48 pp. Original printed brown wrappers; slight wear to spine ends, else very good. LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies printed at Hillacre, Riverside, Connecticut. "After returning from a merry post-graduation visit to England, France and Spain, Reed settled in New York in March 1911. ... With the invaluable help of his friend Steffens, Reed found work with the American Magazine, where, among other editorial tasks, he selected from poetry manuscripts those worth arguing for in the editorial committee. The Monthly and the Lampoon at Harvard had trained him in such disputations, and in The Day in Bohemia, a delightful verse parody written during the summer of 1912 during a long stay in Portland [Oregon] after the death of his father..." â€“ Eric Homberger, John Reed, Manchester University Press, 1990, page 27. The dedicatory epistle to Lincoln Steffens offers: "Steffens, I hope I am doing no wrong to you / By dedicating this doggerel song to you; / P'raps you'll resent / The implied compliment, / But light-hearted Liberty seems to belong to you. / . . . "But there's anaemia / Ev'n in Bohemia, / That there's not more of it â€“ there is the miracle!" John Silas "Jack" Reed was an American journalist, poet, and socialist activist, best remembered for his first-hand account of the Bolshevik Revolution, Ten Days that Shook the World, (1919). He was married to writer and feminist Louise Bryant. Reed died in Moscow due to potted typhus; he was just 33 years of age.
Title: The Day in Bohemia, or, life among the artists.
Publisher: New York:, Printed for the Author, 1913.: 1913
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: LV1996