1967, 8vo, 115 pages. Full bound black cloth with unclipped DJ. Signed by Berryman on front free end paper. Previous owner's name appears neatly on top corner of ffep. Book is clean and crisp throughout. DJ shows light rubbing to extremities, some darkening to spine and rear panel from age. A very nice copy of this signed first edtion.
Book of Gods and Devils
1st Edition Hardcover
A collection of poems by the 1990 Pulitzer Prize-winning Yugoslavian poet explores sadness, mystery, loneliness, and loss, simultaneous.
The Border of the Lake
Half-bound in gray cloth and gray paper, with gilt titles and illustration to front, gilt titles to spine. Top edge gilt. Some rubbing to edges.
Signed and numbered limited edition. No. 150 of 400.
Drops of Water
A later printing. Brown cloth 16mo with gilt titles & label on spine. Rear cover has serious soiling, front has minor soiling. Small chip & wear to spine. Interior is tight & unmarked.
Faulkner on Love
Hand printed pamplet format, numbered 4 of 100 copies, mild sunning to title page and covers. Dj has some wrinkles and wear.
Friends, You Drank Some Darkness: Three Swedish Poets, Harry Martinson, Gunnar Ekelof, And Tomas Transtromer
First edition. Clean, bright & tight, in VG+ DJ.
From Brighton Meadows
Small off-white 12mo w/ pale green decoration. Slight dampstains on page edges, serious staining & tears to DJ. Still a bright & very attractive book.
Grace After Meat
Boards in printed paper. First edition, chipped at head. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown.
12mos. Inscribed "For Bess, who I hope will like it. Ogden Nash." Missing dust wrapper and appears to be without title page. Page 13 is loose but present; no other pages missing or loose. Soiled and somewhat faded spine, covers a bit soiled. Witty illustrations by Soglow. Very rare signed copy of humorist's last book written before he joined the staff of the New Yorker in 1931. From 1925 to 1931, Nash worked in the advertising department of Doubleday. 99pgs.