Very Good. Item #6829
Greenwich, Conn.: The Dial Publishing Company, Inc., 1923. First edition. Octavo (10" x 6"); 120 pp. Original pale pink printed wrappers. Black and white illustrations. Edges rubbed with one-inch closed tear on back cover. Binding sound. Pages clean and unmarked.
The Dial was the first periodical to publish E.E. Cummings, and did so consistently starting in 1920. Over the course of nine years, The Dial published 15 of his drawings, four of which are in this issue.
Other notable contributors in this issue include: W.B. Yeats, Sherwood Anderson, Thomas Mann, Ezra Pound, and Bertrand Russell.
[Tucker, Robert and Dagmar Reutlinger, E. E. Cummings as an Artist: The Dial Drawings, The Massachusetts Review, Vol. 16, No. 2 (Spring, 1975), pp. 329-356].