The Autobiography of Emanuel Carnevali. Kay Boyle.

The Autobiography of Emanuel Carnevali

New York: Horizon Books, 1967. First edition. 8vo, bound in full linen cloth. Photographically illustrated dust jacket. Association copy, warmly inscribed by Boyle at the half-title to the critic Stanley Kauffman and dated July, 1978; With all warm good wishes, and my admiration of many years' standing, to Stanley Kauffman from his constant reader. Kay Boyle San Francisco."

Boyle's exceptional biography of the immensely talented Carnevali, whose struggles and death in 1942 from Encephalitis Lethargica cut short the career of one of the most promising writers of the era. Only one book was published in his lifetime, A Hurried Man, which appeared under the Contact Editions imprint.

Near fine, with some minor soiling to the text block edges, in a near fine dust jacket with light overall wear and a small triangular chip to head of back panel. Item #27196

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