NEW ROAD NUMBER 4: Directions in European Art and Letters.
Edition: First printing.
London: Grey Walls Press Ltd., (1946) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth in this series of annual anthologies, mostly publishing work in translation. Includes an essay on the Austrian poet George Trakl 1887-1914) and a bilingual selection of his works in both the original German and translated by Ernst Sigler; an essay on contemporay Italian poetry and another essay on Ignazio Silone by Paul Potts as well as a story by Silone. Also included are works by Thomas Good, Oskar Kokoschka (both an article and art), Hugh MacDiarmid, Kafka, Ernst Junger, Pierre Jean Jove, Eluard, Baudelaire, F. Garcia Lorca, Nicholas Moore, and David Gascoyne and others. In addition there are black and white reproductions of art by Oskar Kokoschka, Gregorio Prieto and more as well as a selection of film still from La Passion de Jeanne D'Arc, L'Eternal Retour and others. Editorial by Marnau in which he discusses both Europe emerging from World War II and the descent of the iron curtain. 206 pp.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (usual toning to the pages, offsetting to endpapers, some wear to the top edge of the dust jacket)