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O'Neill Eugene, G.
BEYOND THE HORIZON. A Play in Three Acts
New York Boni and Liveright 1920. First Edition. A Fine Association Copy, Inscribed and Signed by Eugene O'Neill to novelist Josephine Johnson ".with all pleasant memories of her visit to Old Peaked Hill Bar.". A copy with fine provenance. 8vo, publisher's original tan and terra-cotta cloth, the spine and upper cover lettered in black. Now housed and protected in a foldover box of terra-cotta cloth. [x], 165 pp. A very good plus copy of a book seldom found as such. Some evidence of age or use, light foxing to the endleaves as usual, but a very pleasing copy still. FIRST EDITION AND A SIGNED ASSOCIATION AND PRESENTATION COPY WITH PLEASING PROVENANCE. Josephine Johnson was an American novelist, poet, and essayist. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1935 at age 24 for her first novel, NOW IN NOVEMBER, which she wrote while living in her mother's attic. To this day she remains the youngest person to win the Pulitzer for Fiction. Shortly thereafter, while still living on her farm, she published Winter Orchard, a collection of short stories that had previously appeared in The Atlantic Monthly and Vanity Fair among other periodicals. Of these stories, "Dark" won an O. Henry Award in 1934, and "John the Six" won an O. Henry Award third prize the following year. Johnson continued writing short stories and won three more O. Henry Awards: for "Alexander to the Park" (1942), "The Glass Pigeon" (1943), and "Night Flight" (1944). She visited Eugene O'Neill on Cape Cod and frequented a favorite area of the author and his friends. To this day, Peaked Hill Bars Historic District incl … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. [Newburyport, MA, U.S.A.]
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