Selected Poems. William Carlos Williams.
Selected Poems
Selected Poems

Selected Poems

New Directions, 1949. Hardcover. William Carlos Williams was both a Pulitzer Prize -winning modernist poet and a doctor. Williams' health declined after a heart attack and series of strokes during the last 14 years of his life. It was during this time that he signed this copy of his selected works. The signature appears to be shaky but still legible, whereas earlier signatures were neater and later ones were hard to make out. 7 ½ x 5". Tan cloth boards with brown titles to spine. Signed on front free endpaper. Xix, 140 pp.. Black and brown dust jacket with white titles. Rear cover of dust jacket lists the New Classics series from Carson McCullers to Wilfred Owen. Condition: Boards and titles are clean and unmarked. Very slight shelfwear to head and tail of spine. Foxing to top edge and bottom inch of fore edge. Light ¾" stain to bottom edge. Text is clean and unmarked. Dust jacket: ?" chip to top and bottom corner of spine. Some light shelfwear to dust jacket. Discoloration to rear cover of dust jacket. Dust jacket now protected in Mylar cover. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #2019-J355

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