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FROST, Robert (LOWELL, Robert)

Published by Holt, New York (1929)

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Item Description: Holt, New York, 1929. hardcover. Book Condition: very good(+). First. Presentation copy to a young fellow poet, Robert Lowell, "from his friend in the art, Boston, 1939" Lowell has marked off many passages in pencil and a few in red ballpoint. Accompanied by a copy of Frost's STEEPLE BUSH, a first edition in dust wrapper, inscribed "To Robert the Younger from Robert the Older". Superb association copies. linking the two major poets of the 20th century. Lowell and Frost met in 1936 when the younger poet sought out Frost at Harvard and asked for an opinion. Frost saw much promise, but advised Lowell to be more concise. This "rebuff" rankled, and the two never became good friends. Thick 8vo, cloth (some soiling). New York: Holt, (1939). First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 260571

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LOWELL, Robert

Published by Cummington Press, (Cummington, MA) (1944)

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Item Description: Cummington Press, (Cummington, MA), 1944. Hardcover. First Edition. Publisher's blue boards stamped in orange, title page printed in red and black with woodcut in blue by Gustav Wolf. Housed in a half blue morocco leather slipcase. Introduction by Allen Tate. Lowell's scarce first book, limited to a total of 250 copies printed. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper to poet Randall Jarrell: "For Randall/with affection and admiration/and no apologies for dogma,/Cal." Lowell was nicknamed Caligula at preparatory school, and the diminutive "Cal" stuck with him throughout his life. Lowell and Jarrell met at Kenyon College, where they were roommates, and became lifelong friends, each providing valuable criticism of the other's work. In 1965, Lowell eulogized the friend who had been one of two beneficiaries of his will: "Randall Jarrell was the only man I have ever met who could make other writers feel that t heir work was more important to him than his own." Along with the copies Lowell presented to John Crowe Ransom--at the University of Texas--and Allen Tate--in a private collection--this is one of the three most compelling association copies imaginable. Allen Tate, in his introduction to this collection, tempers his praise with a fair assessment of Lowell's current stature and potential, heralding a lasting presence in American poetry: "The history of poetry shows that good verse does not inevitably make its way; but unless, after the war, the small public for poetry shall exclude all except the democratic poets who enthusiastically greet the advent of the slave-society, Robert Lowell will have to be reckoned with." Two years later, Lowell would win the Pulitzer Prize for LORD WEARY'S CASTLE, at the age of 30. Small ink date of 1944 at the bottom right corner of the title page, likely in Jarrell's hand. Mild sunning to the spine which has a small, neat repair at the head; lacking the plain tissue dustwrapper. Near Fine in a Fine box. Bookseller Inventory # 017848

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Land of Unlikeness.: LOWELL, Robert.

LOWELL, Robert.

Published by Massachusetts: Cummington Press, 1944 (1944)

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Item Description: Massachusetts: Cummington Press, 1944, 1944. Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine and front board red, buff endpapers. Housed in a custom red solander box, with a section of the original glassine dust jacket laid-in. Board edges a little faded, head of spine very slightly worn; an excellent copy. Woodcut to title page by Gustav Wolf, printed in red and pale blue. First edition, first printing of the author's first book of poetry. Signed limited edition, number 6 of 26 copies printed on Dacian paper and signed by the author, from an edition of 250 only. Bookseller Inventory # 100131

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LOWELL, Robert

Published by The Cummington Press, (Cummington) (1944)

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Item Description: The Cummington Press, (Cummington), 1944. Hardcover. First edition. Blue printed papercovered boards, lettered in red. Introduction by Allen Tate. Woodcut by Gustav Wolf. Light rubbing to the crown, spine a little faded, with two very small spots, and a small, light smudge on the front board, lacking the original unprinted glassine dustwrapper. A nice, very good copy of a fragile volume, and internally fine. This copy Inscribed by Lowell to Stanley Hyman, important American literary critic, and husband of the novelist Shirley Jackson: "For Stanley Hyman From Robert Lowell With Great Respect." The author's first book. One of 224 copies of a total edition of 250. An important title and a keystone of American poetry. See this book in 3D on our site. Bookseller Inventory # 73982

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Lowell, Robert

Published by Farrar Straus Giroux (1995)

ISBN 10: 0374504601 ISBN 13: 9780374504601

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Item Description: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0374504601

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LOWELL, Robert

Published by Cummington Press, (Cummington, MA) (1944)

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Item Description: Cummington Press, (Cummington, MA), 1944. Hardcover. First Edition. Publisher's blue boards stamped in orange, title page printed in red and black with woodcut in blue by Gustav Wolf. Housed in a half blue morocco leather clamshell box. Introduction by Allen Tate. Lowell's scarce first book, limited to a total of 250 copies printed. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper to critic F. W. Dupee, at whose home Lowell and his first wife, Elizabeth Hardwick, spent their honeymoon: "For Fred,/'Sunt aliquid manes,'/with love and gratitude/from,/Cal." The quote is from Sextus Propertius and is roughly translated as "The spirits do exist." Lowell's honeymoon came in the midst of his first, though not his worst, occurrence of manic depression. Some discoloration to boards; half-inch chip at the head of the spine; lacking the plain tissue dustwrapper. Very Good with a superb inscription in a Fine box. Bookseller Inventory # 006604

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LOWELL, ROBERT

Published by FARRAR STRAUS, NYC (1967)

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Item Description: FARRAR STRAUS, NYC, 1967. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. A presentation inscription from the author to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. With a bookplate from Sotheby's on the occasion of her Estate sale. From Jacqueline Onassis' private library. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 10080

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LOWELL, Robert

Published by Cummington Press, (Cummington, MA) (1944)

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Item Description: Cummington Press, (Cummington, MA), 1944. 8vo, title-page woodcut by Gustav Wolf, original blue boards without printed dust jacket as issued Very small spot of faint discoloration on the back cover, otherwise a very fine copy of a book rarely seen without the almost inevitable fading to the spine, in a cloth folding box First edition of Lowell's scarce first book. One of 250 copies printed. Bookseller Inventory # 22065

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LOWELL, Robert

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York (1973)

ISBN 10: 0571102042 ISBN 13: 9780571102044

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Item Description: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1973. Hardcover. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by Lowell to his first wife Jean Stafford: "For Jean with love from Cal / Robert Lowell." Lowell and Stafford had a tempestuous marriage that ended in 1948 but they remained friends. Stafford died in 1983 in Springs, New York, a small village next to East Hampton, in the house she had shared with her last husband, the New Yorker essayist A.J. Liebling. Her housekeeper inherited everything in the house, and sold the library the following year to the Argosy bookstore in New York City. Loosely inserted in this copy is a short typed letter by one of the proprietors of the Argosy, confirming this book's provenance. Bookseller Inventory # 392276

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Lowell, Robert

Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York (1946)

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1946. 69 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. First edition of the author's first regularly published book. 69 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Presentation Copy to Louis Untermeyer. AN IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY LOWELL TO LOUIS UNTERMEYER on the front free endpaper: "Louis: from Cal."Untermeyer nominated the book - Lowell's first - for the Pulitzer Prize, which it won partly due to Untermeyer's advocacy. Black cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Near fine copy in dust jacket with some light dampstaining; in black morocco-backed drop box. Provenance: Louis Untermeyer (presentation inscription, bookplate) First edition of the author's first regularly published book. Bookseller Inventory # 225615

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Lord Weary's Castle: Lowell, Robert

Lowell, Robert

Published by Harcourt, Brace, New York (1946)

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace, New York, 1946. Second Edition. 69 pp., 8vo. The second edition, published a year after the first. With a very interesting autograph letter from Lowell (c. 100 words, signed), thanking Miss Mary Taylor Moore of Greensboro, North Carolina for sending him significant documents relating to his mother's family. Written on one half of an 8.5 x 11 in. sheet (now evenly tanned), the letter was originally folded twice to fit in an envelope; the blank half of the sheet has been taped to the front free endsheet of the book, and the tape has yellowed (also taped to the blank half of the sheet is the address, in Lowell's hand, clipped from the envelope). The written portion, however, is entirely free from tape and in very good condition save for a vertical fold in the center. The book itself has Miss Moore's ownership signature on front pastedown, and light tanning to pages, otherwise very good in a darkened and edgeworn jacket. Written from Lowell's office as Poetry Consultant to the Library of Congress, the letter reads, in part, "Your documents came at the right time . . . the lady who fell off the cliff was my great aunt . . . Mother remembers her well, and how she used to tell fanciful stories. I'm so glad that you thought of sending all this to me" and concludes, "Tomorrow I finish my one year job here — a great flurry of packing, farewells and arrivals." Lowell writes his address at the top of the sheet as "Lowell/Lib. of Congress/Washington, D.C." and gives the date as "Sep. 15" (the recipient has added in pencil the year, 1948). Family history was a preoccupation that played an extremely important role in Lowell's early poetry, making this an especially fascinating document of personal and professional import. Bookseller Inventory # 000645

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LOWELL, Robert.

Published by Poetry Book Society (1960)

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Item Description: Poetry Book Society, 1960. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 12mo, single leaf folded once, printed on four sides, issued without wrappers. In fine condition, accompanied by a copy of the Poetry Supplement, in a custom-made half-morocco slipcase First edition. One of approximately 50 copies specially printed for Lowell as a holiday card. After its huge success at the Boston Arts Festival where Lowell read it for the first time, "For The Union Dead" first appeared in the Atlantic. Donald Davie included it in the Poetry Book Society's annual Christmas supplement and at Lowell's request had this separate issue specially printed. A photocopy of Davie's request to the printer is laid in. The last line of type reads: "Printed for Mr. Lowell". One of the major poems of its generation. Bookseller Inventory # 21874

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NEW JERSEY VOLUNTEERS FOR McCARTHY] LOWELL, Robert; Richard ANUSKIEWICZ; et al

Published by New Jersey Volunteers for McCarthy, [Roosevelt, New Jersey] (1968)

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Item Description: New Jersey Volunteers for McCarthy, [Roosevelt, New Jersey], 1968. No binding. First edition. Folio. 45cm. x 34cm. Black cloth portfolio, containing a broadside and 14 pencil-signed lithographic plates by New Jersey artists. Copy number 40 of an edition limited to 250, printed by Pearl Seligman on Rives Heavyweight. Minor soil, faint stain to exterior of portfolio; contents fine. Features a broadside of Lowell's poem "Fall 1961," and 14 lithographs Signed in pencil by the following artists: Richard Anuskiewicz, Carmen Cicero, Leo Dee, Joseph Demarais, John Goodyear, James Kearns, Jacob Landau, Stefan Martin, George Ortiman, Pat Pickering, Gregorio Prestopino, Jean Schonwalter, George Segal, and Herbert Steinberg. According to the colophon, the portfolio was issued in response to "the challenge presented to the American political system by Senator Eugene J. McCarthy during the presidential campaign of 1968." A fair number of the artists represented here, including Landau, Prestopino, Segal, and the printer Pearl Seligman were neighbors of the Shahns in Roosevelt, NJ. A scarce item; *OCLC* finds only two locations (Harvard & Princeton); none others found in commerce. Bookseller Inventory # 346578

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LOWELL, Robert.

Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York (1967)

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Item Description: Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York, 1967. hardcover. Book Condition: fine. Dust Jacket Condition: fine. First. Presentation to Jean (Stafford) signed "Cal" and again, "Robert Lowell." Lowell would occasionally inscribe books to his ex-wife, knowing that she would sell them to augment her then meager income. Thus the intimate as well as the formal signature. Small 4to, d.w. N.Y.: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1967. First Edition. Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 207564

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Lord Weary’s Castle: Lowell, Robert

Lowell, Robert

Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York (1947)

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1947. Book Condition: Near fine. [1947]. Rubbing to fore-corners and cover of front of dust-wrapper. Small chis to head of dust-wrapper. Closed tear to upper edge of rear of dust-wrapper, with diagonal creases. Price-clipped. Mild bumps and rubbing to corners of boards and to head and tail. Else fine. Inscribed by Lowell on first free end-paper to Ruth Witt-Diamant, Professor of poetry at San Francisco State and founder of the SFSU Poetry Center, who hosted Lowell at her home on Willard Street. Lowell thanks Witt-Diamant for "Making me acquainted with this whole unwearied western world". With Witt-Diamant’s ownership sticker on first free end-paper. Presented in a custom slip-case with felt-padded chemise. Bookseller Inventory # 86145

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Original Manuscript to Poem "For the Bad: Lowell, Robert
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Item Description: No Date. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. 8vo. one sheet typed manuscript with holograph corrections in pencil and red ink, 14 typed lines aside from the title. Folded single sheet of paper half of which is glued to the inside front endpaper of "Life Studies", Farrar, 1959. Some moderate staining and wrinkling. Possibly unpublished. The other poem is handwritten on a loose twice-folded sheet of paper, beginning "I could not have been sitting in my room, next to Pascal and Goethe.". Bookseller Inventory # 030368

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Lowell, Robert

Published by The Cummington Press (1944)

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Item Description: The Cummington Press, 1944. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Very good+ with some sun to covers and previous owner's name inked in. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1253522923

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LOWELL, Robert

Published by American Place Theatre, New York (1964)

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Item Description: American Place Theatre, New York, 1964. Softcover. Playscript. Mimeographed sheets printed rectos only screw bound into embossed Studio Duplicating Service wrappers. Wrappers sound, but worn, particularly at the yapped edges, overall very good. Exceptionally uncommon playscript. Lowell won the 1965 Vernon Rice-Drama Desk Award for this series of three plays that appeared Off-Broadway. Bookseller Inventory # 321296

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Notebook 1967-1968: Lowell, Robert; [MacDonald,

Lowell, Robert; [MacDonald, Dwight]

Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York (1969)

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Item Description: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, 1969. First edition of Lowell's contemplative response to the events of the late 1960s: "as my title intends, the poems in this book are written as one poem, jagged in pattern. . . . Accident threw up subjects, and the plot swallowed them." This copy is warmly inscribed to critic Dwight MacDonald and his wife Gloria: "I've tried to get more of you than just your name in this book. With love, Cal." MacDonald marched alongside Lowell at the 1967 march on the Pentagon, and is the dedicatee of the poem "The March": "lovely to lock arms, to march absurdly locked / (unlocking to keep my wet glasses from slipping) / to see the cigarette match quaking in my fingers, / then to step off like green Union Army recruits / for the first Bull Run, sped by photographers." The impact of Lowell and MacDonald's appearance at that march is memorably recorded in Norman Mailer's Armies of the Night; Lowell includes a poem dedicated to Mailer here as well. An appendix listing relevant dates includes the Six-Days' War, the Newark riots, the murders of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy, the Russian occupation of Czechoslovakia, and, for both 1967 and 1968, "the Vietnam War." A near-fine copy, with an important literary association. Octavo, original blue cloth lettered in silver, tan endpapers, original unclipped dust jacket. Lightest edgewear to jacket, faint occasional foxing. Bookseller Inventory # 100135

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RICH, Adrienne [LOWELL, Robert]

Published by W. W. Norton & Company (1969), New York (1969)

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Item Description: W. W. Norton & Company (1969), New York, 1969. Hardcover. First Edition. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper to Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Hardwick, and their only child Harriet: "For Elizabeth + Cal + Harriet-/with always more love-/Adrienne." Lowell appropriated the book and the margins are filled with his ticks and slashes and a few words, especially in the section "Ghazals, Homage to Ghalib," a series of meditations on contemporary life modeled on Ghalib; the similarity to the poems Lowell was then working on for NOTEBOOKS and HISTORY is remarkable as is the association value of this copy. Three years later Lowell would publish THE DOLPHIN which Rich called "a cruel and shallow book" and "one of the most vindictive and mean-spirited acts in the history of poetry." Writing in AMERICAN POETRY REVIEW, she said: "what does one say about a poet who, having left his wife and daughter for another marriage, then titles a book with their names [FOR LIZZIE AND HARRIET] and goes on to appropriate his ex-wife’s letters written under the stress and pain of desertion, into a book of poems nominally addressed to the new wife?" Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 015303

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The Voyage: And Other Versions Of Poems: BAUDELAIRE, Charles) (illus.

BAUDELAIRE, Charles) (illus. NOLAN, Sidney) (trans. LOWELL, Robert)

Published by Faber (1968)

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Item Description: Faber, 1968. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 4to, pp. 60. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Illustrated dustwrapper. Two brochures for the Sidney Nolan Trust laid in. Small bookplate of Kenneth Clark to front pastedown, later gift inscription to ffep., chipping to head and closed tear to foot of spine, some marking to rear panel. 24 illustrations, 8 in colour, all by Sidney Nolan. First trade edition, INSCRIBED BY SIDNEY NOLAN TO KENNETH CLARK: 'K + Jane, Love from Sidney + Cynthia 1968'. With the bookplate of Kenneth Clark to front pastedown. Kenneth Clark has long been credited with bringing Australia's foremost artist Sidney Nolan [1917-1992] to worldwide attention. Nolan had produced his famous series of paintings of Ned Kelly in the 1940s, but it was his landscapes that first captivated Clark, who first travelled to Australia in 1949, and who happened to be writing his book Landscape Into Art (1949) during the voyage. Nolan's work chimed perfectly both with Clark's current preoccupations and with his general artistic taste. Clark bought his first Nolan painting during this visit, and would go on to acquire a large collection. Nolan travelled to England in 1950, settling in London the following year, and the two remained lifelong friends until Clark's death in 1983. (Kenneth Clark's wife was christened Elizabeth, but renamed herself Jane while at Oxford -- hence the 'J' of the inscription.) A wonderful association copy, bearing witness to an important and enduring artistic friendship. Bookseller Inventory # 2169

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LOWELL, Robert.

Published by New York: Farar, Straus and Cudahy, 1959 (1959)

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Item Description: New York: Farar, Straus and Cudahy, 1959, 1959. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine in black, top edge dyed green, tan endpapers. With the dust jacket. Black and white illustrated title page by Frank Parker. First US edition, first printing, of the author's collection of poems and autobiographical piece, 91 Revere Street. Originally published in the UK in the same year. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For Francis Mattson, Robert Lowell". Bookseller Inventory # 89537

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LOWELL, ROBERT.

Published by New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1951 (1951)

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Item Description: New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1951, 1951. First Edition. Near fine in dust jacket. Inscribed by the author and signed ÒRobert Lowell.Ó. Bookseller Inventory # 30787

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LOWELL, ROBERT.

Published by New York: Farrar, Straus, 1961 (1961)

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Item Description: New York: Farrar, Straus, 1961, 1961. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. First Edition. Near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket. Inscribed by the author and signed as ÒCalÓ and ÒRobert Lowell.Ó. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 30788

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LOWELL, Robert

Published by Laurence Scott, (Cambridge, MA (1969)

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Item Description: Laurence Scott, (Cambridge, MA, 1969. Book Condition: A very fine, unopened copy. 4to, original frontispiece drawing by Laurence Scott, original sewn marbled wrappers, printed paper label First edition of these four poems of the anti-war movement. The poems are "R.F.K.", "The Pacification of Columbia", "The March", and "Two Walls." One of 26 lettered copies (out of a total edition of 126) signed by Lowell. These four poems were also issued as four separate broadsides. Bookseller Inventory # 21547

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Grubbs, Robert Lowell

Published by Glencoe/Mcgraw-Hill (1976)

ISBN 10: 0070250804 ISBN 13: 9780070250802

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Item Description: Glencoe/Mcgraw-Hill, 1976. Book Condition: very good. Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Bookseller Inventory # 9780070250802-3

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LOWELL, Robert.

Published by New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1965 (1965)

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Item Description: New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1965, 1965. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and design to upper board in red, white, blue and gold, red endpapers and top-stain. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the very lightly toned jacket. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the title page "For Elia with affection & admiration from Cal". Cal was the author's nickname, and the recipient is Elia Kazan, the director and screenwriter. Bookseller Inventory # 59235

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Stevens, Wallace, Lionel Trilling, Edwin Denby, Robert Lowell, Mary Barnard, Et Al

Published by Kenyon College, Gambier, OH (1948)

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Item Description: Kenyon College, Gambier, OH, 1948. Softcover. First Edition; First Printing. Book condition is Very Good in wraps. Edgewear and rubbing to wraps. Text is clean and unmarked. Includes, among other great work, the first appearance in print of "Auroras of August," the masterpiece by Wallace Stevens. The later published collection of the same name won him The National Book Award for Poetry in 1951, along with the Bollingen Prize for Poetry in 1950. An incedibly scarce piece of history. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 3843

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Lowell, Robert

Published by New York 1961 (1961)

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Item Description: New York 1961, 1961. Black Cloth. First Edition. 8vo. Inscribed By Poet. Two faint marks on front endpaper; otherwise fine. Dust jacket non-price-clipped; has small chip and two small closed tears on back. Inscribed: "For Holly with love from Cal," also signed "Robert Lowell." In addition, the poet has made notations and underlining with exclamation points on his poem "Helen," and signed "xxx Cal." Holly James was married to Henry James's nephew--a close friend and important association. Bookseller Inventory # 000250

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LOWELL, Robert

Published by Farrar, Straus and Cudahy (1959), New York (1959)

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Item Description: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy (1959), New York, 1959. Hardcover. First Edition. One of the century's most important volumes of poetry containing some of the poet's most memorable poems as well as the important long autobiographical prose piece "91 Revere Street." SIGNED by the poet on the front endpaper. Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper with edgwear, most severe on the rear where there is a small chip and a large creased portion at the top. Bookseller Inventory # 015304

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