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Preface to Henry Miller's Tropic of cancer

Preface to Henry Miller's Tropic of cancer / Anais Nin.
Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977.
[New York? : [Gemor Press?, [1947]

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TextPermit needed Berg Coll Miller, H P74 1947Schwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320


Additional Authors
  • Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977.
  • Miller, Henry, 1891-1980.
6 unnumbered pages : 1 mounted illustrations; 20 cm
  • Cover title.
  • Issued in black card wrappers, staple-bound, lettered in gold.
  • With a list of books and pamphlets by Miller on penultimate page, and an advertisement for Nin’s Realism and Reality on final page.
  • Variant issue with frontispiece photographic portrait of Nin.
  • With an introduction by Lawrence R. Maxwell.
  • Though Nin is given sole credit for the preface, Mary Dearborn’s The Happiest Man Alive (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1991, p. 117), demonstrates that Miller wrote it (“he wrote the essay himself and had Nin sign it (she no doubt had something to do with its composition as well).”
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  • Shifreen & Jackson,
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Berg Coll Miller, H P74 1947
Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977.
Preface to Henry Miller's Tropic of cancer / Anais Nin.
[New York? : [Gemor Press?, [1947]
First separate edition.
Indexed In:
Franklin, A12
Shifreen & Jackson, A59a.
Local Note
Berg Collection copy with laid-in copy of the preface printed for unidentified edition (2 leaves, p. xxxi-xxxiii), inscribed and signed by Miller in black pen at bottom of last page, “In the midst of darkness there is light.”
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Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977. Attributed name
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980. Inscriber
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980. Signer
Research Call Number
Berg Coll Miller, H P74 1947
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