Good in Good+ jacket. Signed. First Edition. First edition. Inscribed by the author to the poet John Haag. Black cloth, spine stamped in red. Some sint foxing to edges and interior, else a clean, tight copy in the original dust jacket (light edge wear, spine panel sunned).
Very Good. No Jacket. Book. Signed by Author(s) Clear text and tight binding. Presentation copy with author's signature on free endpaper. Spine rubbed; sunned to tan while rest of cover remains pink. Light foxing on textbox edges & both early & late, otherwise, clean, sharp pages throughout.
VG++ in VG+ jacket. Signed by Author Light tape ghosts to the extremes of the back and front panels of the book and to the flaps. The book is in great condition, virtually unread (with a bit of ghosting to endsheets. A scarce first edition of the author's first book, inscribed in the year of publication by Ms. Kizer.
Near Fine dust jacket. The first regularly published book, a collection of poems, by a writer whose work is strongly associated with the Pacific Northwest and who later won the Pulitzer Prize. This is cloth issue, and is inscribed by the author to Oscar (Williams) "with love" in 1963. Williams is best-known as an anthologist but began by writing poetry: he won the Yale Younger Poets Award in 1921. A nice association copy of an important first collection. In addition to the inscription on the front flyleaf, Kizer has also added her contact information on the rear flyleaf. Fine in a near fine, spine-faded, price-clipped dust jacket.
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