First Edition of Poems New and Collected 1957-1997; Signed by Nobel Prize-winning poet Wislawa Szymborska
Poems New and Collected 1957-1997.
Item Number: 1118
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1998.
First edition of the Nobel Prize-winning poet’s collection of poems spanning 40 years; a wonderful compilation. Octavo, original boards. Signed by Wislawa Szymborska on the title page. Translated from the Polish by Stanislaw Baranczak and Clare Cavanagh. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Nichole Smith.
"Wislawa Szymborska, winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, is ethically, sardonically, playfully serious. She's part of a generation of Polish poets who may well be the most important of our time" (The New York Times).