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Life Studies

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Life Studies

by Lowell, Robert

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  • Signed
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Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
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About This Item

London: Faber and Faber, 1959. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First British edition, first printing. Signed by Robert Lowell and inscribed to a former owner on the front free endpaper. Bound in publisher's plum-colored cloth with gilt spine lettering. Near Fine with faint rubbing at the tips, in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with minor shelf wear. This edition preceded the much more common American edition; quite scarce signed.

Synopsis

Life Studies is the fourth book of poems by Robert Lowell. Many critics consider it Lowell's most important book and the Academy of American Poets named it one of their Groundbreaking Books.

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Details

Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
140938357
Title
Life Studies
Author
Lowell, Robert
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Faber and Faber
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1959
Bookseller catalogs
Poetry;

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About the Seller

Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
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Portland, Oregon

About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in literary first editions and works of cultural and historic significance. We are located in Portland, Oregon and welcome visitors by appointment.

Glossary

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Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Shelf Wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is...
Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
Inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has been...

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