Cities of the Blue Distance, Harold Leland Johnson, 1980, SIGNED, Fine w/VG DJ

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Cities of the Blue Distance
Harold Leland Johnson
Hearthstone Press
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Notes: A Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket, SIGNED and INSCRIBED, First Edition, 8vo, 9" x 6 1/4." Red cloth-covered boards in a light beige paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering on book spine. Red lettering on dust jacket spine. Lettering slightly faded on covers, else covers pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket age-toned with slight wrinkling and a few tiny closed tears along top edge, else clean and intact. Dust jacket not price-clipped. Slight bumping on the fore-edge of the last few pages and minuscule age toning throughout, else pages pristine and intact. Signed and inscribed in black ink by the author on half-title: "For Evelyn Wolleer [?]--in return for gift of the wonderful language of music, I hope to offer here some return in the music--and color and language .. Harold Leland Johnson, Nov. 9th 1980." 16 black-and-white illustrations included. 94 pp., including illustrations. From front flap: "[A] lyrical diary of an Iberian holiday." A collection of poems by Harold Leland Johnson that document and evoke his time on the Iberian Peninsula. Among the places described are Lisbon, Merida, Madrid, Toledo, Valencia, Barcelona, and Montserrat. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.