First Edition of Mary Oliver's Devotions; Signed by Her

  • Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver.

Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver.

Item Number: 76488

New York: Penguin Press, 2017.

First edition of Mary Oliver’s personal selection of her best work. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Mary Oliver on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Darren Haggar.

Throughout her celebrated career, Mary Oliver has touched countless readers with her brilliantly crafted verse, expounding on her love for the physical world and the powerful bonds between all living things. Identified as "far and away, this country's best selling poet" by Dwight Garner, she now returns with a stunning and definitive collection of her writing from the last fifty years. Carefully curated, these 200 plus poems feature Oliver's work from her very first book of poetry, No Voyage and Other Poems, published in 1963 at the age of 28, through her most recent collection, Felicity, published in 2015. This timeless volume, arranged by Oliver herself, showcases the beloved poet at her edifying best. Within these pages, she provides us with an extraordinary and invaluable collection of her passionate, perceptive, and much-treasured observations of the natural world.