Near Very Good. Trade paperback. Inscription by Howard to half-title page. Near very good condition with lightly bumped corners including light creasing, light shelf wear to edges, front wrap with a couple light bends from use, wraps lightly rubbed front and back with several very tiny dings, light sunning to spine, first couple pages with very light bend from use, slight aging, otherwise in vg condition, overall lightly used.
Red lettering faded on spine, else a near fine copy. HOWARD, Richard. UNTITLED SUBJECTS. Poems. Octavo, glossy printed wrappers, pp. [viii], 88. Richard Howard was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1929. He was awarded the 1970 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for this title. Eight line blurb on rear cover by James Dickey.
Very Good. Stated first edition, in soft cover. Moderate wear and toning to covers. Head and base of spine rubbed. Laminate beginning to separate at top corner of front cover. Binding sturdy; contents clean and unmarked.
Good. Signed, Dated, and Inscribed by Author Signed, dated in 1977, and inscribed to a named individual by the poet at the half-title page. Pages are crisp and clean except for a spot on page 7 and modest toning in the margins of pages 21-40; spine square and uncreased; soft cover has three reddish stains, apparently a misprint from the red letters of the title, and some shelf wear around the corners, spine ends, and heel edges, but is otherwise sound and attractive.
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