The Kingdom of Smoke: Sketches of My People (Signed). Stanley Kimmel.
The Kingdom of Smoke: Sketches of My People (Signed)
The Kingdom of Smoke: Sketches of My People (Signed)

The Kingdom of Smoke: Sketches of My People (Signed)

New York: Nicholas L. Brown, Inc., 1932. Limited edition. Illustrations by Hugo Gellert. Hardcover. Octavo. 73 pages. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

Stanley Kimmel is better known for "The Mad Booths of Maryland" and other historical works, but was a very talented World War I era poet and friend of Ernest Hemingway.

This volume of proletarian protest poetry focuses on the coal miners of Kimmel's native Southern Illinois, and is illustrated with 3 black and white plates by Hugo Gellert.

This is copy #6 of the limited edition of 250 copies, signed and numbered by Kimmel. Beautiful copy in dust jacket.


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Price: $225

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