Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn College, 1931. First Edition, First Printing. Original wraps. 8 1/2 X 11 1/4 Inches. 36 PP. Good. Item #2844
Extremely scarce First Issue of The Brooklyn Literary Magazine. Contents include:
"On the Old Heights"
"Sapientia" by Annabel DeKoven
"Belief" by Hanna Saxen
"Poems" by Florence Kleinberg
"Letters to My Father" by Anne Letzler
"Poems" by Beatrice Linnick
"Nothing Personal" by Thelma Levine
"November Seacoast" by V.P.C.
"The Hill Boy" by Thelma Levine
"Pretension" by Marjorie Wolgel
"Strange Death" by Florence S. Kleinberg
& "Winter Child" by Evelyn E. Thurber
Two pages of ads at rear. Ads include Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company (Long Island City, NY), Stevenson and Marsters, Inc. (373 Fulton Street), Chandlen Ebel Music Co. (Brooklyn, NY) & The Comet Press (Brooklyn, NY). Original text clean and unmarked. Original covers quite brittle and worn at edges. Original staples. Cover loose.
Published by the "Women's Division of Brooklyn College" a year after the joining of Hunter College and the City College's Brooklyn Campus (to form Brooklyn College). The editor, Dorothy Brandfon was one of the early graduates of Brooklyn College. She later graduated with a Master's in English from New York University and went on to teach High School in Brooklyn, NY. OCLC locates "0" copies of the first issue and only one vague listing for any of the issues of The Brooklyn Literary Magazine (Brown University). SCARCE.