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Two Poems by Kenneth Patchen: "I Have Lighted the Candles, Mary," and "Before the Bells of This New Year Ring"

Patchen, Kenneth

Published by New Directions, Inc. / First Will & Testament, 1967
Condition: Good
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Lot of two loose sheets, each containing a poem: "I Have Lighted the Candles, Mary" (1942) and "Before the Bells of This New Year Ring" (1967). "Candles" is inscribed by Patchen on the reverse, in very good condition, showing minimal toning and wear; quarter crease through the center. "Before the Bells" is heavily age toned to the edges, also shows quarter creases through center. Prior owner at one point taped the bottom and top edges, which left 1-2" stains in two places. Overall, sheets are intact and in good condition. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-2002971

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Title: Two Poems by Kenneth Patchen: "I Have ...

Publisher: New Directions, Inc. / First Will & Testament

Publication Date: 1967

Binding: LOOSE_LEAF

Book Condition:Good

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