Very good + in good + jacket. New Poems by James Tate. Sm 8vo. Quarter black cloth and tan boards, with gilt spine titles. Black end papers. 109 pages. Small, neat, gift inscription on blank, preliminary page (following Front FEP). No marks to text. In illustrated dust-jacket (with price intact), which is edge worn, especially at spine and corners, and has two closed tears.
VERY GOOD+ IN WRAPS. AUTHOR'S 3RD BOOK OF POETRY. BOOK HAS SOME LIGHT RUB TO THE EDGES, A PREVIOUS OWNER'S NAME ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER, AND A FEW ANNOTATIONS ON THE TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE. A VERY NICE COPY.
Owner's name & date second flyleaf else fine in a very good unclipped dj with a small (just over 1") tear along top of spine, one smaller closed one rear panel and some minor nicking to corners; still presentable overall. First Edition. Poems. Signed by Tate on the title-page. Stated first edition, first printing with no indication of a subsequent printing on copyright page. Third collection (not counting several small press editions) by this important poet. 8vo boards & cloth.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 0316832375. First edition. Slightest hint of foxing to top edge, else near fine in a near fine (trace edge wear to spine ends, short closed edge tear at the top of the rear panel) dust jacket.
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