The Situation of Poetry.
Item Number: 980
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1976.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the half title page to another poet “Lisa Colt with best wishes, Robert Pinsky November 1977." Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Ecco Press, 1990.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author to writer Robert Richardson, “Very good wishes and admiration to Bob Richardson Robert Pinsky." With writer Annie Dillards bookplate. The recipient is the husband of Annie Dillard. In near fine condition.
New York: Columbia Records, 1973.
Original LP of Leonard Cohen’s first album of Live Songs. Signed by Cohen on the front cover. In very good condition.
"to set the darkness echoing": First American Edition of Death of a Naturalist; Warmly Inscribed by Seamus Heaney
New York: Oxford University Press, 1966.
First American edition of the Nobel Prize-winning poet’s first major collection. Octavo, original green cloth. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “For Steve with gratitude-“to set the darkness echoing”19th March 1970 Seamus Heaney.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows some fading to the pink portion of the spine panel.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1949.
First edition. Octavo, original green cloth. Inscribed by the author underneath his portrait opposite to the title page, “Robert Frost to Virginia Collins.” Laid into the book is the original receipt to the recipient from the bookstore where it was purchased. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some small chips and tears.
New York: Random House, 1994.
First edition of this acclaimed group of four poems by the famed poet. Inscribed by the author on the half title page, “Joy Maya Angelou." Fine in a fine price-clipped dust jacket.