Worcester [Massachusetts] Poets.
True, Michael; Foreword by Kunitz, Stanley.
Item Number: 1143
Joh. Enschede en Zonen, Haarlem, Holland, 1972.
First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Signed by Stanley Kunitz, who wrote the foreward on the frontendpaper and dated 11/12/72. Limited to 500 copies.
Other Books by this Author
"In Loves fair garden-close I wander free, so take your guerdon elsewhere, lovely June": First edition of Joyce Kilmer's Summer of Love; Inscribed by him to fellow poet and critic Thomas Walsh
New York: The Baker & Taylor Company, 1911.
First edition, first issue of Joyce Kilmer’s first book of verse. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to fellow poet and literary critic Thomas Walsh, “To Thomas Walsh, With appreciation of his roast of this book, and the sincere admiration of Joyce Kilmer, June 20, 1913, Brooklyn, NY.” A scholar of Latin American and Spanish literature, Thomas Walsh published four books of poetry and wrote many short articles and reviews, including several for the New York Times. With Walsh’s bookplate to the pastedown. Octavo, original cloth. In near fine condition. Housed in a custom half morocco and chemise box. A nice association and uncommon signed as Kilmer was killed in World War I.
“These woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep": First Edition of The Collected Poems of Robert Frost; Signed by Him
New York: Henry Holt and Company, Inc, 1939.
First edition of this collected poems of Frost. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece photograph of Robert Frost taken by Doris Ulmann. Boldly signed by Robert Frost on the second free endpaper. Near fine in a good dust jacket with some wear and chipping to the extremities.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1974.
First edition of the author’s first collection of children’s poetry. Stated first edition on the copyright page. Small quarto, original brown cloth, illustrated. Bookplate, near fine in a very good dust jacket.
"I threw open the shutters light fell on this poem": First Edition of Leonard Cohen's The Energy of Slaves; Signed by Him
New York: The Viking Press, 1972.
First edition of this collection of poems. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Leonard Cohen on the title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear. Jacket design by Blanche Simkin.