THE PROVERBS TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ORIGINAL HEBREW AND WITH THE FORMER TRANSLATIONS DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND REVISED (Signed by Wallace Stevens, with His Many Annotations and Dated, New York, August 1901)

By: Stevens, Wallace (His Personal Annotated Copy)

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Recently discovered in one of the compartments of Wallace Stevens' mahogany secretary is his copy of The Proverbs which is lacking its binding, presumably because he removed the pages so that he could more easily mark those proverbs which he felt were of especial interest to him. 67 proverbs are marked in his hand by 1/2" vertical pencil lines in the margins. Another 18 proverbs are bracketed in pencil in his hand. Ten proverbs are checkmarked in pencil in his hand. One proverb is underlined in pencil in his hand: Chapter X, #7: "The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot". One proverb is circled in pencil in his hand: Chapter XXXI, #30: "Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised". Alongside of proverb #8 in Chapter XXX he has noted the date in pencil: "3/27/'07" "Remove from me vanity and lies, give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me. " The front blank flyleaf of this book bears his signature i

Title: THE PROVERBS TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ORIGINAL HEBREW AND WITH THE FORMER TRANSLATIONS DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND REVISED (Signed by Wallace Stevens, with His Many Annotations and Dated, New York, August 1901)

Author Name: Stevens, Wallace (His Personal Annotated Copy)

Categories: Wallace Stevens & Religion,

Publisher: New York, American Bible Society: 1901

Book Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 3892