A fine copy in near fine dust jacket; jacket is lightly rubbed at extremities, else quite fresh and bright. GLUCK, Louise. DESCENDING FIGURE [Poems]. Octavo, cloth, pp. xii, 52. Poet Louise Gluck was born in New York City, in 1943; she attended Columbia University, received a Pulitzer Prize for poetry (for 'The Wild Iris' in 1993), a National Book Critics Circle Award (for 'The Triumph of Achilles' in 1985), the Academy of American Poet's Prize (for 'Firstborn'), the Bollingen Prize in Poetry (in 2001) and was named U. S. Poet Laureate (from 2003-2004).
Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Price clipped. The author's third collection of poetry. This book is from the library of well known Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens. Signed by the author on the title page.
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 8vo; 48 pages. 0912946717. A Fine First Printing of the First Edition housed in a Near Fine dust-jacket with some edge chipping, signed and inscribed by author Louise Gluck on verso of the half-title page; Author Louise Gluck's third collection of poetry.
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