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From newsletter 17:

6. HANLEY, James, Havelock ELLIS, Rhys DAVIES, & Norman DAVEY A Passion before Death; Kanga Creek; A Bed of Feathers; The Penultimate Adventure. New York/ London, The Black Hawk Press, 1935. Cloth with dust jacket. Fine copy, jacket a bit browned and damaged. Four novels, each with a tipped-in frontispice, printed in 902 copies only, each in a fine 'modern' Art Deco style. All four books published in 1935, but this collected edition was probably bound later using unsold copies. Illustrations by Dolice, Jacob Krakowsky (Jack Krakow) and John Gram. Collected in one volume in publisher's light blue cloth with richly gilt spine, and with dust jacket (covered in mylar), a bit browned along the edges.

€ 40

* Havelock Ellis: Kanga Creek; James Hanley: A Passion before Death; Rhys Davies: A Bed of Feathers; Norman Davey: The Penultimate Adventure.

Kanga Creek includes 'Biographical Memoir in the Form of An Imaginary Conversation Between Havelock Ellis, a Young Doctor Without a Practice, and Olive Schreiner a Young Woman without a Husband' by Norman Lockridge. The Black Hawk Press was owned by Samuel Roth (1894-1974, one of his pseudonyms: Norman Lockridge), i.a. publisher of the American Aphrodite magazine.