All the collected short poems 1923-1958.London: Jonathan Cape, 1966 Stock Code: 131115
First UK edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his publisher "To Tom Maschler all happiness Louis Zukofsky April 15 1965" to the half-title. With Tom Maschler's bookplate, designed by Quentin Blake to the front pastedown. Maschler joined Jonathan Cape as editorial director, aged 26, in 1960, and became managing director in 1966. He soon became a leading literary force and was crucial in the creation of the Booker Prize in 1969.
Octavo. Original quarter red cloth, grey patterned paper covered boards, title to spine in silver. With the dust jacket designed by Leigh Taylor.
Spine gently rolled; a very good copy in the dust jacket with toned spine, slight creasing to top edge and small tear to front tip.
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