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Item #BB2846 Poems. Alan DUGAN.


New Haven: Yale University Press, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. First Printing of this important debut, awarded both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Selected and introduced by Dudley Fitts. Slim crown 8vo (203 x 124mm): xiii,[1],62,[2]pp. Publisher's coarsely woven plum-colored cloth (also issued in decorative wrappers), spine lettered in black; illustrated dust jacket priced $3.00. Two corners of jacket lightly wrinkled, else an excellent example, tightly bound and clean throughout. Fine / Fine-. Item #BB2846

Issued as Volume 57 in the Yale Series of Younger Poets. Some of the poems previously appeared in Poetry, Accent, and The New Yorker. The poet Philip Booth saluted Poems as “the most original first book that has appeared on any publisher’s poetry list in a sad long time.” N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).

Price: $274.00

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