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MONOLITHOS by  Jack Gilbert - Signed First Edition - 1982 - from Alexander Rare Books and

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by Gilbert, Jack

Condition: Fine/fine

New York: Knopf, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Black cloth in dust jacket; 8vo. 93 pp. Inscribed on the title page: "For Mark/ WITH AFFECTION/ Jack Gilbert 1992". The "M" nicely decorated (as an initial letter - and for the record the "Mark" in this case is not me). A fine copy of this legendary collection, his second, published nearly twenty years after his first book. Both collections were nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. (In removable archival jacket protector.)


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