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Poets and Poetry by  William)  Josephine; STAFFORD - Signed First Edition - [c.1969-1971] - from Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

Poets and Poetry

by (BOOTH, Philip; CONNELL, Marc; EBERHART, Richard; HOWES, Barbara; IGNATOW, David; JACOBSEN, Josephine; STAFFORD, William)

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(n.p.): (n.p.). [c.1969-1971]. A small collection (10 items; 7 authors) of signed fair copy poetry and typed and autograph notes signed, solicited by a collector in the early 1970s, as follows: Philip Booth, a fair copy of "Was a Man" with an autograph note signed at the bottom of the page; Marc Connell, a typed note signed transmitting two autographs (not present); Richard Eberhart, a typed note signed soliciting information and assurances from the recipient before agreeing to sign a poem; Barbara Howes, signed fair copies of "Troy Weight Taken" and "A Night Picture of Pownal" and a signed Christmas greeting entitled "Talking to Animals;" David Ignatow, a signed fair copy of "Get the Gasworks," which Ignatow has re-titled by hand "Simultaneously;" Josephine Jacobsen, a signed fair copy of "Country Bath;" William Stafford, an autograph note signed agreeing to be part of the collection; and, lastly, a note from Thornton Wilder's sister Isabel explaining that Thornton is not well enough to participate. Most of the items are folded for mailing; else fine. First Edition.


  • Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 018709
  • Title: Poets and Poetry
  • Author: (BOOTH, Philip; CONNELL, Marc; EBERHART, Richard; HOWES, Barbara; IGNATOW, David; JACOBSEN, Josephine; STAFFORD, William)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Publisher: (n.p.)
  • Place: (n.p.)
  • Date published: [c.1969-1971]
  • Keywords: Signed, Poetry, Manuscript/Typescript


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