First Edition of The Beautiful Changes and Other Poems; Signed by Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Richard Wilbur
The Beautiful Changes and Other Poems.
Item Number: 2104
New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947.
First edition. Octavo, original beige cloth. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “The Beautiful changes as a forest is changes Richard Wilbur.” Near fine in an excellent dust jacket that shows some light wear to the extremities.
The American poet and literary translator Richard Wilbur twice won the 1957 and 1989 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and was appointed the second Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1987. The Beautiful Changes and Other Poems is first novel which contribution to his first reception of the Pulitzer Prize.