1934. Item #71102
AGEE, James. PERMIT ME VOYAGE. With a foreword by Archibald MacLeish. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1934. Volume 33 of the Yale Series of Younger Poets, edited by Stephen Vincent Benet. First edition of Agee's first book. Slim octavo. 59 pp. Green cloth, lettered in dark green at spine. This is a near-fine copy. The paper is very lightly age-browned at perimeters, and the endpapers are lightly foxed; the cloth is sunned a bit at spine and along the top-edge of boards. In a near-fine green dust jacket which is sunned at spine and shows light wear along the top-edge, with a couple of small damp spots at spine.