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BERRYMAN, John.

Poems.

The Poet of the Month.

Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1942 Stock Code: 142345
£1,250.00
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Inscribed by the poet

First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "to the Wymans w. every good wish this old nothing - John Berryman Ann Arbor March '65".

Poems was Berryman's first separately published book, preceded only by his inclusion in the collective publication Five Young American Poets in 1940; 2,000 copies were issued, of which 1,500 were in the present wrappers, and 500 in boards.

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Description

Octavo. Original green wrappers.

Condition

Very light toning to spine, very light creasing at head of front cover; a near-fine copy.

Bibliography

Stefanik A2.

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