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Olive Moore (Constance Edith Vaughan)
The Apple is Bitten Again by Olive Moore (Constance Edith Vaughan) ~ 1st Edition
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc, 1935. "I believe only in the conscious artist. I would wish my work to be judged on the texture of my though and the disposition of my sentences." ~ Olive Moore, 1933 E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, 1935. Hardcover. Stated First Edition. 207 pp. Book Condition: Very Good. DJ Condition: Good. Publisher's blue cloth with red lettering. Frontispiece portrait of author by sculptor Sava Botzaris. Binding tight. Pages are clean. No internal markings. DJ is age toned with one inch tear to rear. Chipping to DJ. Overall, a very good copy of an extremely hard to find first edition. In this collection of observations and aphorisms Moore turns to art (creative), woman (uncreative), England (inartistic), the masses (hopeless), and mankind (unjustified). The following information is derived from a very informative website ~ Olive Moore was the pseudonym of Miriam Constance Beaumont Vaughan (born in Hereford, Herefordshire on January 25, 1901 and died in Cuckfield, West Sussex in late 1979), a writer primarily known for three novels she published between 1929 and 1932 (Celestial Seraglio, 1929; Spleen, 1930; Fugue, 1932). She has been described as an "enfant terrible of British literature" and "a cross between Virginia Woolf and Djuna Barnes, but with a more biting wit." Moore is notorious, among those familiar with her writings, for how little information is available about her, particularly after 1934. We do know that Moore was married in 1924 to Sava Botzaritch, commonly spelled "Botzari … [Click Below for Full Description]
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