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HUGHES, Ted.

Wodwo.

Availability: In stock

Published: New York Harper & Row, New York, 1967

Stock Code: 125960

£400
signed
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

First US edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his sister Olwyn Hughes on the front free endpaper: "To Olwyn with love Xmas 1967 from Ted". The UK edition had been published earlier that year, with the text slightly revised for the American edition. Hughes was very close to his sister Olwyn. After Plath's suicide in 1963 Olwyn helped to bring up their children, became her brother's literary agent, established the Rainbow Press with Ted in 1971 to produce fine press editions of his works, and remained devoted to him her entire life.

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Description

Octavo. Original blue half cloth, spine lettered in silver, brown paper sides. With the dust jacket.

Condition

Light soiling to covers and edges. A good copy in the dust jacket, soiled and a little chipped.

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