Double Persephone: ATWOOD, MARGARET Double Persephone: ATWOOD, MARGARET Double Persephone: ATWOOD, MARGARET

Double Persephone


Published by Hawkshead Press, Toronto, 1961
Condition: Fine Soft cover
From Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB (Toronto, ON, Canada)

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17.2 cm, [16] pp. in white illustrated card covers. The staples have been removed and the book skillfully sewn. A fine copy. Signed by the author on the title page. Author's first book. A collection of seven poems published when Atwood was only 19 years old. According to Atwood, the edition size was only 220 copies. Stapled copies are of the second state. It was issued by John Robert Colombo's Hawkshead Press as Book One, Market Book Series. Laid in is a photo postcard of Atwood sitting cross-legged holding a cat, inscribed on the verso. A 20th century CanLit highspot, the very scarce first book of Canada's best known literary author. Bookseller Inventory # 21264

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Title: Double Persephone

Publisher: Hawkshead Press, Toronto

Publication Date: 1961

Binding: Sewn Chapbook

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

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