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Doom Restored

A rare early and unpublished (?) illustrated work by James Prosek.

Author

James Prosek

Publisher

Printed for the Author, New York, 1995
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Printing Details

First (possible proof) edition, bound with taped spine and clear plastic front cover. 16.5 × 11.5cm, 91pp.

A rare early work, possibly the first, from the American artist, writer and naturalist James Prosek, produced while he was still at college. Described in the Hartford Courant of May 1996 as "an epic poem modeled on Milton's Paradise Lost that his literary agent is pitching to publishers. Called Doom Restored and set in modern Manhattan, the poem is a sort of 'logic problem' that demonstrates why God intended man to live on earth, not in paradise." This would appear to be one of those copies as loosely inserted is a handwritten note from the Elaine Markson Literary Agency. The book contains a (printed) hand-drawn cover and title page, with frontispiece and six illustrations, five of which are full page.

Condition

This copy is in good condition, with some light surface abrasion to the plastic cover and some light creasing to the last few pages. The binding is secure and the pages are clean.

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Price

£400.00 + £2.95 Shipping to  
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