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TRAVELING THROUGH THE DARK by  William Stafford - Signed First Edition - 1962 - from Alexander Rare Books and


by Stafford, William

Condition: Near fine/fine

New York: Harper & Row, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/fine. Green dec. boards in dust jacket; 8vo. 94 p. Presumed later printing in dust jacket; no "first edition" statement; code 62-5721. Signed by the poet on the title page. Lovely copy of the poet's second book, the title poem arguably his most famous. A near fine copy, deckle edge, the boards slightly askew, small bump to bottom edge, in a fine dust jacket (not price-clipped, $3.50), an early copy without the added National Book Award sticker(in removable acetate protective covers).

  • Bookseller: Alexander Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 13679
  • Author: Stafford, William
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near fine
  • Jacket condition: fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harper & Row
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1962


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