Reprint. Near fine with the spine lightly sunned, in very good, price-clipped dustwrapper with the spinal extremities chipped. Inscribed by novelist and journalist Dan Wakefield to "Murray and Mina, " the former being journalist and editor Murray Kempton, author of Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and Part of Our Time, who in 1985 won a Pulitzer Prize for his columns in Newsday.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Inscribed by Author(s) 1st Printing. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. pp. 50. First Edition, First Printing, inscribed and signed by the author in ink on the front free end paper: " for Rob and Jane, Love, Dick Wilbur-Washington 1982". Bound in blue-green full cloth cover boards with black gilt lettering to spine. Dust jacket is clean but shelf worn, with some loss at head, middle, and tail of spine panel and along extremities, price intact on flap, in mylar sleeve. Interior pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is square and solid. Winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. One of 2000 copies of first printing, with "first edition" statement on copyright page.
A near fine copy in a bright, near fine dust jacket; jacket has a very lightly tanned and faded spine. WILBUR, Richard. THINGS OF THIS WORLD. Poems. Octavo, cloth, 50 pages. Winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
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