Acts of Light: Poems by Emily Dickinson
by DICKINSON, Emily (poems); BURKERT, Nancy Ekholm (paintings)
- Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
- ISBN 10
- ISBN 13
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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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- ISBN 10
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