North & South.Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1946 Stock Code: 122108
NotesFirst edition, first printing, of the author's first book, of which 1,000 copies were published. This copy has the ink stamp on the front free endpaper of James L. Dickey III, US poet laureate from 1966 to 1968; Bishop had herself been poet laureate from 1949 to 1950.
Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine and front cover lettered in silver. With the dust jacket.
Title printed in blue and black.
Spine slightly toned, extremities lightly rubbed. A very good copy in the nicked dust jacket, spine panel chipped at ends with patches of abrasion.
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