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Once: Poems by  Alice Walker - 1st Edition - 1968 - from Idler Fine Books (SKU: 003090)

Once: Poems

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Once: Poems

by Walker, Alice

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1968 stated First Edition. Author's first book. Bookplate of "The Ed Sullivans" to front fly leaf and mild shelf wear to boards, else book in fine condition; dust jacket with chips, tears and creasing, rubbing along folds, light tanning/offsetting to front cover.

Synopsis

This first volume of poetry established Walker as a poet of unusual sensitivity and power. All of the poems in this collection were written either in East Africa, where Walker spent the summer of 1965, or during her senior year at Sarah Lawrence College. “Brief slashing poems-young and in the sun” (Muriel Rukeyser).

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Details

Bookseller
Idler Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
003090
Title
Once: Poems
Author
Walker, Alice
Illustrator
Robin Forbes [Jacket Design]; Dana Durst [Author's Photograph]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1968
Keywords
POETRY, AFICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE.

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