Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Dawn Powell papers, 1890s-2012, bulk 1890s-1965

Series VII: Books, 1923-1963

This series contains published editions of Powell's novels, as well as a few items published by friends.

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Subseries VII.1: Books by Powell, 1925-1963

This subseries contains copies of many of Powell's published novels.

Box 78 Angels on Toast (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons), 1940

Box 78 The Bride's House (New York: Brentano's), 1929

Inscribed to Margaret by Dawn Powell.

Box 78 A Cage for Lovers (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company), 1957

Inscribed to Auntie May by Dawn Powell. With dust jacket.

Box 80 A Cage for Lovers (New York: Avon Books), 1957


Box 78 A Cage for Lovers (London: W.H. Allen), 1958

Inscribed by Dawn Powell. With dust jacket.

Box 78 Dance Night (New York: Farrar & Rinehart), 1930

Box 78 Dance Night (New York: A.L. Burt Company), 1930

Box 78 The Golden Spur (New York: Viking), 1962

2 copies.

Box 80 The Golden Spur (New York: Popular Library), 1963

2 copies. Paperback.

Box 78 The Locusts Have No King (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons), 1948

With dust jacket.

Box 80 A Man's Affair (New York: Crest Books), 1956

3 copies. Paperback. A Man's Affair is a re-write of Angels on Toast.

Box 78 My Home is Far Away (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons), 1944

2 copies. One has dust jacket.

Box 78 The Story of a Country Boy (New York: Farrar & Rinehart), 1934

2 copies. On copy is inscribed to Auntie May by Dawn Powell.

Box 80 The Tenth Moon (New York: Farrar & Rinehart), 1932

With dust jacket.

Box 78 A Time to Be Born (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons), 1942

3 copies. 2 copies have dust jackets. One copy is inscribed to Dawnie Jarvis by Dawn Powell. One copy is inscribed to Jack Sherman by Dawn Powell.

Box 80 Whither (Boston: Small, Maynard and Company), 1925

2 copies. One inscribed to Mabel by Dawn.

Box 80 The Wicked Pavillion (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company), 1954

Inscribed to Tootsie by Dawn Powell. With dust jacket.

Subseries VII.2: Books by Others, 1923-1945

This subseries contains published works by Peggy Bacon, Malcolm Cowley, and Dwight Fiske.

Box 79 Folder 1 Peggy Bacon--Starting from Scratch: A Album of Drawings (New York: Julian Messner), 1945

Inscribed to Jack [Sherman] by Dawn Powell, with an original drawing by Bacon on the first page.

Box 80 Malcolm Cowley--Racine (Paris), 1923

Unbound leaves. Paper is fragile.

Box 80 Dwight Fiske--Why Should Penguins Fly? (New York: Robert M. McBride and Company), 1936

Box 80 Dwight Fiske--Without Music (New York: The Chatham Press), 1933

Limited edition signed by Fiske. Book is dedicated to Powell.