Grief is a Lonely Journey.
New York: Comet Press Books, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. 19.5 x 13 cm. 12mo. 71pp. Blue boards in dust jacket. Rubbing to the dust jacket. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Laid in is an envelope mailed to the previous owner from the author, inside the envelope is a photo of Knowlton. Bibliographical note laid-in. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Item #64421
Knowlton composed these poems following the death of Rand Herron in 1933 in a fall from the second pyramid at Gizeh in Egypt. Rare work, printed in an edition of 90. Knowlton was mountaineer and one of the first females to climb above 20,000 ft in the Himalayas.