New York: Fine Editions Press, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo; pp; (10), 11-47, (i); blue paper covered boards with a yellow label lettered in red on the front board and spine in a dust jacket;. Very good / very good. Item #14143
This copy is inscribed to Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt (Jr.). and dated 1950. Laid in is a typed letter signed, (Tls) from the author to Mrs. Roosevelt dated February 11, 1950. The letter laments the death of Gen. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. in WWII. Black was a friend of the late General. The letter has very good content, details about his career in poetry and the forthcoming publication of a collected edition covering his 40 years as a poet. A Roosevelt family copy.