AUTHOR: STEIN, Gertrude.
TITLE: Four Saints in Three Acts: An Opera to be Sung.
PUBLISHER: NY: Random House, 1934.
DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION FIRST PRINTING PRESENTATION COPY. 1 vol., introduction by Carl Van Vechten, hardcover, with the original DJ, not price clipped, a nice long double presentation inscription on the front blank enleaf which reads "For Gene Strauss /who says and said what / he feels so nicely / Gertrude Stein . / Merry Christmas to you / here here you are and Pauline / will say Merry Christmas to / you , Jim as always / Gertrude Stein ".
CONDITION: Shelf wear to lower edge of binding, hinges fine, toning to spine of DJ, blind library stamp of Hugh R. Best to half title, overall still GOOD+/GOOD+.
REFERENCE: [Wilson A21.]
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This is the libretto for Stein's opera which had music composed by Virgil Thompson.