Very Good + Signed by Author Signed by Author Copy is flat-signed by author on title page and also inscribed and signed "Jerry S 4-94" on first (half-title) page, nice tight clean unmarked copy, first print, 117 pages, gold sticker on front cover for 1993 Paterson Poetry Prize, no creases in spine, no slant, Very Good Plus condition.
Near Fine in Fine jacket. Inscribed by Author(s) Inscribed by the author on the half title page in October 1998. A clean, collectible copy. DJ has no tears, price is intact; top edge of text block has minor foxing, cover shows some sunning along top edge; interior pages are clean and bright, binding is tight. "Memory, survival, redemption, secret joy-these are the strands of National Book Award winner Gerald Stern's eighth volume of poetry."
Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Signed by Author Signed by the author at the title page with no date or inscription. Crisp and clean except for a few scattered spots of foxing on the page block edges; no owners' marks; hard cover only slightly rubbed at the spine heel, otherwise excellent; jacket bears light rubbing at the corners and the beginnings of age-toning along the head edges, but is clean and attractive, unclipped, now protected in a clear sleeve.
(1992). First edition. Illustration by Michael Chesworth. Inscribed by author on half-title page and signed again on title page. Unobtrusive ownership on front free endpaper, else fine in fine dust jacket. Modern Poetry.
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