First editions, signed first editions and rare books such as Ariel and The Colossus by Sylvia Plath.
Sylvia Plath (1932–1963) was an American poet, the author of Ariel andThe Bell Jar. Already an ambitious and gifted author in her teens, Plath entered Smith College in 1950 and as a junior was awarded an editorship at Mademoiselle Magazine in New York.
PLATH, Sylvia. Ariel.
London : 1965First edition, first impression. Plath's most enduring poetry book, published two years after her suicide, edited by Ted Hughes and with an introduction by Robert Lowell. Plath believed her Ariel poems to be the best she had ever produced, "announcing to her mother that 'they will make my name'" (ODNB). Learn More£1,575.00
Stock Code: 130918
PLATH, Sylvia. Early unpublished poems.
[London] : 31 July 1969Galley proof of the first printing of five of Plath's previously unpublished poems, comprising: "Complaint of the Crazed Queen"; "Battle-scene from the comic operatic fantasy The Seafarer"; "Dialogue en route"; "Letter to a Purist"; and "Dream of the Hearse Driver". It seems to have been common practice to provide authors or their agents with pulls... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 67961