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COLD COMFORT: Selected Poems 1970-1996 by  Lyn Lifshin - Signed First Edition - 1997 - from johnson rare books & archives and Biblio.com

COLD COMFORT: Selected Poems 1970-1996

by Lifshin, Lyn

Condition: Fine


Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. This is #74 of 100 copies signed by the poet. Octavo. Original printed paper-covered boards over a mint green cloth spine, with a printed paper spine label. A fine copy in the original acetate dust wrapper.




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