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THE MAGNIFYING GLASS by  William Heyen - Signed First Edition - 1982 - from Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC and


by Heyen, William

Condition: Very fine.

Concord, NH: Ewert, 1982. First Edition. Broadsides in Portfolio. Very fine.. First Edition. Broadsides in Portfolio. One of 66 numbered sets signed by Heyen. Issued below the original published price. 9 xeroxed sheets of early poems by Heyen from 1968 -- two years before he published DEPTH OF FIELD -- which he found in 1982 and decided to issue in their original form. 3 of them, and the title-poem will not be collected elsewhere. All this is stated in "A Note on the Magnifying Glass", a nicely printed broadside measuring 8 1/2"x11" -- numbered & signed by Heyen -- which accompanies the sheets in a deluxe cloth folder. Xerox sheets with printed colophon in 4to deluxe folder.

  • Bookseller: Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 6764
  • Author: Heyen, William
  • Format/binding: Broadsides in Portfolio
  • Book condition: Used - Very fine.
  • Quantity available: 6
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Publisher: Ewert
  • Place: Concord, NH
  • Date published: 1982
  • Keywords: poetry, signed


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