Very Good. Item #7030
New York: The Dial Publishing Company, Inc., 1921. First edition. Octavo (10" x 6"); 124 pp. Original pale pink printed wrappers. Black and white illustrations. Edges rubbed with a crease running the length of the front and 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: William Carlos Williams, Kahlil Gibran, and Marianne Moore.
[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].