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BISHOP, Elizabeth.

Poems.

North & South - A Cold Spring.

Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1955 Stock Code: 132302
£500.00
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First edition, first printing, from the library of fellow poet Richmond Lattimore (1906-1984), with his ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Poems, the author's second book, contains the poems from her first book, North & South (1946), as well as the 18 new poems that constituted the new "Cold Spring" section. Bishop won the Pulitzer Prize for this work in 1956.

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Description

Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and front cover in white. With the dust jacket.

Condition

Spine lightly faded, a little rubbing to extremities, mottling to cloth, faint offsetting to endpapers; a very good copy in the jacket with loss to spine ends and head of rear panel, tears to folds and rear panel, neatly repaired.

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