Hard Cover. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1928. First Edition. Near Fine.
First edition, one of 275 numbered copies signed by Parker. Publisher's original purple paper-covered boards, spine backed in white cloth, purple slipcase with label to front cover. A bright copy, spine unfaded, boards lightly toned faded and toned along edges; slipcase with some wear and rubbing along edges, fading along edges and outer margin. Sunset Gun is a collection of poems by Dorothy Parker, best known as a contributor to The New Yorker and founding member of the Algonquin Round Table. Specifically, it includes "Godmother," "For a Lady Who Must Write Verse," "A Dream Lies Dead," and "Rhyme Against Living," among others. This edition is limited to 275 copies signed by Parker, of which 250 are for sale.