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THE PALM AT THE END OF THE MIND

Wallace Stevens

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ISBN 10: 0394469089 / ISBN 13: 9780394469089
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, US, 1971
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Stated FIRST EDITION. First blank leaf has a stamp, pages are otherwise clean and unmarked. Binding is square and tight. Boards are clean with minor wear along edges. Text block is lightly soiled. Dust jacket has some slight edgewear, creases and closed tears at spine ends and corners. Dust jacket is in a protective mylar cover. PICTURES PROVIDED UPON REQUEST. Bookseller Inventory # 22974

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Title: THE PALM AT THE END OF THE MIND

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, US

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good plus

Edition: First Edition.

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A collection that all the major long poems and sequences, and every shorter poem of lasting value in Stevens' career. Edited by Holly Stevens, it includes some poems not printed in his earlier Collected Works.

About the Author:

Wallace Stevens was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, in 1879 and died in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1955. Harmonium, his first volume of poems, was published in 1923, and was followed by Ideas of Order (1936), The Man with the Blue Guitar (1937), Parts of a World (1942), Transport to Summer (1947), The Auroras of Autumn (1950), The Necessary Angel (a volume of essays, 1951), The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens (1954), and Opus Posthumous (1957; revised and corrected in 1989). Stevens was awarded the Bollingen Prize in Poetry of the Yale University Library for 1949. He twice won the National Book Award in Poetry and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry in 1955. From 1916 on, he was associated with the Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company, of which he became vice president in 1934.

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