THE DARKER FACE OF THE EARTH A Verse Play in Fourteen Scenes.

Dove, Rita.

Published by Story Line Press,, 1994
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First edition. INSCRIBED on title page, "For - -/ Only good things/ Rita Dove/ 5 May 94." Fine in pictorial paperwraps. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: THE DARKER FACE OF THE EARTH A Verse Play in...
Publisher: Story Line Press,
Publication Date: 1994
Binding: Softcover
Book Condition: Good

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Dove, Rita
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Book Description Story Line Press, Brownsville. OR, 1994. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: NEAR FINE. (1st edition). As new except for faint age soil to exterior edges. Pulitzer prize winning poet and former American Poet Laureate' s first full-length play. "powerful exploration of sexual and racial tensions on a plantation in pre-Civil War South Carolina. Bookseller Inventory # 7NH013

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Book Description Story Line Press, Brownsville, OR, 1994. Paperback. First Trade Edition. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's verse-play set among slaves in antebellum South Carolina. First Printing, one of 4,000 copies bound in wrappers. Octavo; illustrated wrappers; 140, [4]pp. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid in. Minute wear to extremities, else Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 20737

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Book Description Story Line Press, Brownsville, OR, 1994. Trade Paperback. 140p., briefly inscribed by the Poet Laureate, first wraps printing (issued concurrently with limited hardback printings of 276 copies), one of 4,000 copies. Bookseller Inventory # 82747

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Book Description Brownsville, OR: Story Line Press, 1994., 1994. SIGNED first edition - First printing, a trade paperback original, issued simultaneously with a limited signed hardcover. A classical tragedy, in blank verse, based the story of Oedipus, but set on a plantation in antebellum South Carolina. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in 1999. Illustrated by Mark Wooley. One of only 4,000 copies in wrappers out of a total edition of 4276. Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers, as issued. LIMITED TIME SALE: All prices shown have been REDUCED by 25% for the ABEBOOKS SALE. Dust jacketsare protected with archival covers, and books are carefully packed for shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 15656

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Book Description Story Line Press, Brownsville, OR, 1994. Soft cover. Book Condition: As New. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First edition / First printing. Review copy with publisher's info sheet laid in. One of 4,000 copies published in softcover Signed by the author. Illustrated wrappers. 140 pages. Very fine. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 10196

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Book Description Story Line Press, Brownsville, OR, 1994. Hardcover. 140p., very good hardcover, numbered 110 of 224 copies, signed by the Pulitzer Prize-winning African American poet on the title page. Bookseller Inventory # 193185

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Book Description Story Line Press, (Brownsville OR), 1994. Book Condition: Fine. As new in cloth as issued. One of 224 numbered copies (of a total edition of 250) Signed by the author. Bookseller Inventory # 3122

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Book Description Story Line Press, (Brownsville OR), 1994. Book Condition: Fine. First edition. Fine in gilt cloth as issued. One of 224 numbered copies (of a total edition of 250) Signed by the author. This copy is #49. Although not marked in any way, this copy is from the distinguished modern first edition collection of Bruce Kahn. Bookseller Inventory # 310283

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DOVE, Rita (play); WOOLEY, Mark (illustrations)
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Book Description Story Line Press, Brownsville, OR, 1994. Hardcover. First Edition. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's verse-play set among slaves in antebellum South Carolina. Limited Issue, one of 224 numbered copies signed by the author, this being copy no.25. Octavo (23.5cm); black and plum-colored cloth, with titles stamped in silver on spine and front panel; 140pp, [4]; illus. A Fine copy without dustjacket, as issued. Bookseller Inventory # 20623

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Book Description Story Line Press,, (Brownsville):, 1994. Book Condition: Fine. First edition. Letter "K" of 26 copies SIGNED BY DOVE, the former Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet AND BY THE ILLUSTRATOR, Mark Woolley. There was also an edition of 250 numbered copies signed by Dove only. "Poet Laureate Dove has done an amazing thing. She has written a classical tragedy, in blank verse, based on the story of Oedipus, but set on a plantation in antebellum South Carolina.Dove's verse is stark and stirring (Booklist review). Quarter plum cloth over black cloth boards stamped in silver on front and spine. Fine without dust jacket, as issued. Bookseller Inventory # 52923

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