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Acts of Light: Poems by Emily Dickinson by  Nancy Ekholm (paintings)  Emily (poems); BURKERT - First Trade Edition - 1980 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 83334)

Acts of Light: Poems by Emily Dickinson

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Acts of Light: Poems by Emily Dickinson

by DICKINSON, Emily (poems); BURKERT, Nancy Ekholm (paintings)

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
ISBN 10
082121098X
ISBN 13
9780821210987
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Boston: New York Graphic Society. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1980. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. 082121098X . Stated first edition (first trade edition). A selection of 80 poems by Emily Dickinson, selected to display the wide range of her work, and published in celebration of the 150th anniversary of her birth in Massachusetts. The poems are accompanied by the color paintings of Nancy Ekholm Burkert, and with 'an appreciation' by Jane Langton. --- In beige cloth-covered boards with Burkert illustration in blind to cover, spine titling in copper foil. Dust jacket with rather elaborate Burkert painting of a flower to cover. --- With remainder marks to textblock edges, prior owner's attractive sticker depicting a young girl reading a book to front free endpaper; else a clean, tightly-bound copy. Unclipped jacket with dampstain to tail of spine, some back panel soiling, else in good shape.; Square Small Quarto - 9 to 11 in. tall; (10), 166 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
83334
Title
Acts of Light: Poems by Emily Dickinson
Author
DICKINSON, Emily (poems); BURKERT, Nancy Ekholm (paintings)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition
First Trade Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
082121098X
ISBN 13
9780821210987
Publisher
New York Graphic Society
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1980
Keywords
082121098X
Bookseller catalogs
>>Poetry;

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