The Anvil, No. 8, September-October 1934. Jack CONROY.

The Anvil, No. 8, September-October 1934

Moberly, Mo.: The Anvil Press, 1934. First edition. Paperback. Quarto. Saddle-stapled wrappers with linoleum cut cover by John C. Rogers; 30, [2] pp., adverts.; illus. Scarce single issue of this proletarian literary magazine founded by Jack Conroy in 1933. Although Richard Wright, Langston Hughes and Erskine Caldwell were all contributors, the magazine mainly published the works of unknown working class writers. It was merged/subsumed by the Partisan Review in 1936. This issue features contributions from Ed Falkowski, Sanora Babb, Louis Mamet, John C. Rogers, Alfred Morang, Boyce Marden, Fred Smilow, Boris Israel, Aron Krich, James Steele, Walt Stacy, Norman Macleod, Mark Marvin, Fay Slobod, and Virgil Geddes. Lincoleum cuts by John C. Rogers and Ben Low. Slight chipping to edges; paper browning; Very Good. Very Good. Item #03054

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