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Life Studies by  Robert Lowell - First Edition - 1959 - from Bookworks (SKU: 996914)

Life Studies

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Life Studies

by Lowell, Robert

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

London: Faber and Faber, 1959. Author's fourth book, considered by many critics his best. First edition (first printing), preceding the American edition. The American edition, including the 91 Revere Street section this British edition lacks, won the National Book Award in 1960. Slim hardcover, full purple cloth, gilt titling. Light wear to book, edges a bit faded; jacket shows a short tear by the head of the spine, minor creasing, spine tanned; 10s 6d price remains. Text clean; 62 pages.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo.

Synopsis

Life Studies is the fourth book of poems by Robert Lowell. Many critics consider it Lowell's most important book and the Academy of American Poets named it one of their Groundbreaking Books.

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Details

Bookseller
Bookworks US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
996914
Title
Life Studies
Author
Lowell, Robert
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Faber and Faber
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1959
Keywords
Poetry, Modern First Editions, New England, Confessional Poetry
Size
Octavo

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Bookworks

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About Bookworks

Most of our stock is on-line only, though we have many books in three booths at Angela's Attic Antique Mall, 1020 Gardner Street in South Beloit, Illinois; and a booth across the street at the Best of Beloit; a large booth at the Lake Geneva Antique Mall, 829 Williams Street, Lake Geneva, WI; and we work with A Room Of One's Own at 315 West Gorham Street in Madison, Wisconsin. You may request to see any of our on-line inventory at either location with a few days' notice.

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jacket
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Cloth
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edges
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First Edition
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gilt
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spine
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octavo
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