MISSISSIPPI WRITERS; REFLECTIONS OF CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH. VOLUME III: POETRY. Center for the Study of Southern Culture Series. [Vol. 3-Three.]

Abbott, Dorothy (editor). Jack Butler, William Ferris, Richard Freis, Douglas Gray, Kenneth Holditch, Larry Johnson, Stephen Owen, Patsy Clark Pace, LaVine Rogers, Glenn R. Swetman, Dorothy Twiss, John Milton Wesley, et al (contributors).

Published by Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1988.
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SIGNED AND/OR INSCRIBED BY THE EDITOR AND VARIOUS CONTRIBUTORS. xxxvi, 423 pages. Hardcover: H 23.5cm x L 15.5cm. Brownish-orange dust jacket rubbed, spine head lightly bumped. Yellowish-orange cloth. Binding is firm. A very good+ copy in a very good+ dust jacket. Issued as Volume III in a four volume set (the others being I-Fiction, II-Nonfiction, and IV-Drama). Three-line ink inscription "For Betty Little | With very best wishes | Bill Ferris" on half-title verso. Title page features two ink inscriptions: "Glennray Tutor | 6/4/88" and "For Betty Little, | With heartfelt | gratitude for | your support. | Sincerely, | Dorothy" [for editor Dorothy Abbott]. Two-line ink inscription "Jack Butler | June 4, 1988" at his contribution on page 54; illegible ink initials beside William Faulkner's poem "Mississippi Hills: My Epitaph" on page 94 but might be those of the preceding contributor Winifred Hamrick Farrar; signed by Richard Freis at his contribution on page 102; ink signature of Douglas Gray at his contribution on page 106; two-line ink inscription "Kenneth Holditch | 6/4/88" at his contribution on page 126; two-line ink inscription "Larry Johnson | 6/4/88" at his contribution on page 155; ink signatures of Stephen Owen and Patsy Clark Pace at their respective contributions on pages 186 and 187; top corner of pages 231-231 creased from past fold-down; ink signature of poet LaVine Rogers at her contribution on page 233; ink signature of poet Glenn R. Swetman at his contribution on page 279; ink signature of poet Dorothy Twiss at her contribution on page 291; ink signature "Nayo" for Nayo-Barbara Watkins at her contribution on page 324; two-line ink inscription "John M. Wesley | 6/4/88" [John Milton Wesley] at his contribution on page 339. Might be other contributing poet signatures and/or inscriptions missed upon this bookseller's quick perusal. Bookseller Inventory #

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Publisher: Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1988.

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