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Human Universe and Other Essays by Charles Olson - Hardcover - 1965 - from Rooke Books (SKU: GEN21-G-17)

Human Universe and Other Essays

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Human Universe and Other Essays

by Charles Olson

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  • hardcover
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San Francisco: The Auerhahn Society, 1965. Vellum. Near Fine. 11" by 7.5". None. A beautiful limited edition collection of essays by Charles Olson. One of 250 limited edition copies printed for the Aeurhahn society in 1965. Charles Olson was a second generation American poet, sometimes considered a primary postmodern poet. He was also famous for his letters and essays and for his encouragement and influence of many young writers. In a quarter vellum binding with pictorial boards. Externally, in excellent condition with just some light shelfwear and slight bumping. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean. Neat ink inscription to front blank. Near Fine

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Bookseller
Rooke Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
GEN21-G-17
Title
Human Universe and Other Essays
Author
Charles Olson
Illustrator
None
Format/binding
Vellum
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Auerhahn Society
Place of Publication
San Francisco
Date Published
1965
Keywords
Charles Olson Aeurhahn Society Americana Essays Aeurhahn Society
Size
11\" by 7.5\"

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About Rooke Books

Welcome to Rooke Books Antiquarian Bookseller
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