Good+ Octavo. Signed and Inscribed By Author Unpaginated. stiff illustrated wraps. front panel is rubbed, oil stain on upper spine and corners of wraps. internally clean, unmarked. Inscribed by the author to Laura Boss, an award winning poet. "Dear Laura, love is valid, Alice". Notley's early work laid both formal and theoretical groundwork for several generations of poets; she is considered a pioneering voice on topics like motherhood and domestic life.