Down the Long Table 1955 Earle Birney SIGNED First Edition


Title: Down the Long Table

Author: Earle Birney

Description: Signed by Birney on half-title page. First Printing stated. Lime-green cloth with yellow and blue lettering. Short 3mm closed tear to fore-edge of front free endpaper, else fine. Interior is clean. Dust jacket has a closed tear on the top edge of the rear panel; in an archival mylar sleeve. 298 pages.

An attractive copy of the semi-autobiographical, second novel by the distinguished Canadian poet, Earle Birney (1904-1995). He began teaching at the University of British Columbia in 1946, and where in 1965 he founded and directed the first creative writing program in Canada. Also in 1965, he was appointed as the first writer-in-residence at the University of Toronto.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart Limited
Place: Toronto
Year: 1955

Keywords: novel, University of British Columbia,

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