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The Maximus Poems / 1-10. [with]: The Maximus Poems / 11-22 by  Charles OLSON - First Edition - 1956 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA and Biblio.com

The Maximus Poems / 1-10. [with]: The Maximus Poems / 11-22

by OLSON, Charles

Condition: Fine


Stuttgart: Jonathan Williams, 1956. Fine. First edition. Two volumes. Quarto. Introduction by Robert Creeley laid in as issued. Calligraphic covers by Jonathan Williams. Issued as Jargon 7 and Jargon 9. The first volume is fine in stiff wrappers, in the original publisher's paper outer wrapping paper stamped "Olson. Poems" and is one of 300 copies; the second volume is very good in stiff wrappers with three small tears and a thin horizontal stain on the front wrap, and a split at the bottom of the flap fold, and is one of 350 copies.
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  • Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 284328
  • Title: The Maximus Poems / 1-10. [with]: The Maximus Poems / 11-22
  • Author: OLSON, Charles
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Jonathan Williams
  • Place: Stuttgart
  • Date published: 1956
  • Keywords: Poetry, 20th Century American Literature
  • Bookseller catalogs: Poetry;

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