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The Miner's Pale Children by  W.S Merwin - Signed First Edition - 1970 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140941953)

The Miner's Pale Children

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The Miner's Pale Children

by Merwin, W.S

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New York: Atheneum, 1970. First Edition. First edition. Signed by W.S. Merwin on front free endpaper. Near Fine with slight lean to spine, toned pages, in a Near Fine dust jacket with a few faint rubbed lines, hint of toning. A collection of short prose pieces or parables by the American poet who spent the latter 40+ years of his life on an old pineapple plantation in Hawaii, restoring it to its original state as a tropical rainforest.


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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
The Miner's Pale Children
Merwin, W.S
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
First Edition
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
signed, prose poems, short stories
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; Poetry;

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

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Portland, Oregon
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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.


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First Edition
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