Fine in fine dust jacket. Text in English, Russian. 173 p.; 24 cm. This is the HARDCOVER FIRST EDITION of "To Urania" by Joseph Brodsky, published by Farrar, Straus Giroux in 1988. An involuntary exile from the USSR in 1942 at age 32, Bodsky came to the United States and produced a body of work in Russian and English that garnered him the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1986 and the Nobel Prize in Literature the following year. This is the third collection of Brodsky's poems to be published in the US. The book and its dust jacket are in Fine+ condition. Note unclipped dust jacket flap. Copyright page contains printed "First Edition, 1998." Translations from the Russian of selected poems from Chastrechi and Uraniia.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. First Edition. 1988 First Edition, Hardcover with Dustjacket. No former owner's name or marks. Text is clean, binding is strong. Very nice black cloth cover. Very nice off-white illustrated DJ.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Stated First. Clean ex-library >no pocket/minimal marks. Black cloth binding has gilt lettering on spine, 170 pgs. Includes: Fly, The Hawk's Cry in Autumn, Ex Voto, The Fifth Anniversary, etc.
8vo, pp. 173. Signed by the author on the half-title; "Joseph Brodsky | Oct 20th 1997 | Washington | D.C." Black cloth. A nice copy in dj. To Urania is the author's third collection of poetry published in the United States. The text includes a combination of two volumes of verse previously published in Russian, translated here by the author along with Peter France, Jamey Gambrell, Paul Graves, and George L. Kline. Additionally, this volume contains poetry originally written in English.
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