Poems for a Son with Wings.
Coffin, Robert P. Tristam.$125.00
Item Number: 1989
New York: Macmillan Company, 1945.
First edition. Inscribed by the author, “For Frangeon Jones Fellow poet and friend Robert P. Tristam Coffin”. Coffin has also added a drawing a seaside home with a pine tree. Octavo. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
Other Books by this Author
Denton, TX: Texas State College For Women, 1949.
First edition. Octavo, original green cloth. Inscribed by the author, “For Frangeon Jones/ Fellow Poet/ Fellow Teacher/ who honors my books as well as I do/ with kindest regards/ Robert P. Tristan Coffin”. Coffin has also drawn two birds along with the inscription. Near fine in a good dust jacket.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1916.
First edition of the author’s first regularly published book. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Carl Sandburg opposite the title page. In very good condition. First issue with the advertisement dated “3’16” at the rear.
San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1961.
First edition, later printing. Small octavo, original wrappers as issued. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “For Richard Lautz with thanks for hospitality Allen Ginsberg LaSalle Nov. 2, 1978.” Ginsberg has added a large drawing opposite his inscription and initials. In very good condition, with the recipients notes throughout the text.
London: William Pickering, 1836.
Octavo, bound in straight-grain full green morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, all edges gilt. With a fore-edge painting of a British-flagged three-masted frigate, sails full, with land on the horizon.
London: Frederick Warne and Company.
Octavo, bound in full brown morocco, decoratively bordered in gilt, spine gilt, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt. With a wonderful fore-edge painting of New Bridge and Broomielaw, Glasgow. Binding by H. & C. Treacher of Brighton. 614 pp. Illustrated.