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Title: Polygon
Description: Brooklyn, NY: The Christian Party Press, (1938). (1938). Brooklyn, NY: The Christian Party Press, (1938). (1938). Good. SIGNED BY THE SYRIAN-AMERICAN AUTHOR - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt on the spine & in gilt with a vignette in gilt on the front cover. The covers are very lightly bumped. The spine is slightly faded with small pieces out of the head & tail & the front joint is starting to split with a tear at the head. 104 pages. There is minor soiling to the half-title & to the rear endpaper. Good.

First edition.

Signed by the author on the title page with the date "Jan. 27, 1942". There is an alteration in green ink, presumably made by the author, to the last line of the first story, "The Ram".

The author came to the United States from Syria as a penniless immigrant, determined to educate himself, to earn his livelihood and to develop free self-expression.

This self-published collection of brief "novelettes and short stories" is preceded by a lengthy preface in which the author writes about The Christian Party, which he founded a year before publication and which aimed to create "the perfect Church and the perfect State".

RARE. Good .

Keywords: LITERATURE; SHORT STORIES; FICTION; POLYGON; AUTHOR; IBRAHIM K. HADDAD; SIGNED; SIGNATURE; AUTOGRAPH; THE CHRISTIAN PARTY; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

Price: US$ 45.00 Seller: Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
- Book number: 32896

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