Item #5846 THE DOUBLE-DEALER: A NATIONAL MAGAZINE FROM THE SOUTH – VOL.II, NO.11 (NOVEMBER, 1921). Julius Weis Friend, Basil Thompson, Babette Deutsch, Alfred Kreymborg, Lafcadio Hearn, Vincent Starrett, contributors.

THE DOUBLE-DEALER: A NATIONAL MAGAZINE FROM THE SOUTH – VOL.II, NO.11 (NOVEMBER, 1921)

New Orleans: The Double Dealer Publishing Co., Inc., 1921. First Edition. Early issue of this important New Orleans-based little magazine, established by Julius Weis Friend, Basil Thompson, Albert Goldstein, and John McClure as a vehicle for publishing the work of burgeoning Southern modernists. Over the course of its five and a half year existence, it quickly became the preeminent literary magazine in the South, printing the work of both its bohemian and more effete contributors, and establishing New Orleans as a literary and intellectual hub. Contents include contributions by Babette Deutsch, Israel Solon, Mary Coles Carrington, Louis Gilmore, Vincent Starrett, Alice Corbin, Edith Chapman, Lafcadio Hearn, Arthur Symons, Lola Ridge, Alfred Kreymborg, and others. Item #5846

Quarto (25.75cm); original pictorial wrappers; pp.iv,[177]-232,v-x. Textblock neatly detached from wrappers, mild offsetting to pp.182-183, with wrappers toned, a little worn, with a few faint creases and tiny tears, and some neat splits along the spine; Very Good.

Price: $150.00