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Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine, lt. crimping corner pages. Inscribed/signed on half-title (6042) Includes illustrations. More than 200 photographs, most in color. John Bigelow Taylor, photographer. Signing notice taped in
Edition: Uncorrected Proof
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York
Date published: 2006
Description: Fine. Signed by author. Near fine wrappers, as issued. Scarce. (ID: 6089) Wright was recently named poet laureate by the Library of Congree; the proof copy is Inscribed ("We sail again, before the flood") and signed on title page read more
Edition: Privately printed. One of 300 copies. Hellen Ingram Merrill.
Publisher: Magowan Family Foundation
Date published: 1991
Description: Fine. Very light foxing to white of spine & 1-1/2" of cover, o/w fine, unopened. (6065) First edition. Contains "Upon a Second Marriage, " by James Merrill, for his mother, Hellen Ingram Merrill. Inscribed "For Charles Crawford with love Hellen" on title page; Ingram/Merrill family photos read more
Description: Fine. Lt. crease at upper right corner, o/w NF/F. Signed, with sm. red heart, by Helen Ingram Merrill Plummer, Merrill's mother. Lt. crease upper left-hand corner (ID: 6067) Undated (late 1990s) Christmas Card. Printed in green ink with red star, gold-edged 6" x 9" cream-colored stationery. The text on the Christmas card forms a full tree, whereas Merrill's shaped poem, written in 1995 when he knew he was dying, is printed with the left half of the tree missing. Sent to Hellen's and JM's friend ... read more
Edition: First edition.
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group, Westminster, MD
Date published: 2012
Description: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new hard cover in as new Mylar-protected dust wrapper. (Item ID: 5639) 1st Printing; Six-inch plastic photo ad for The Rachel Maddow Show from MSNBC laid in read more