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POEM OCCASIONED BY A SPRING NIGHT AND A SIMILE. by  Robert Hass - Hardcover - 1973 - from William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB (SKU: WRCLIT54421)

POEM OCCASIONED BY A SPRING NIGHT AND A SIMILE.

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POEM OCCASIONED BY A SPRING NIGHT AND A SIMILE.

by Hass, Robert

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Berkeley, 1973. Original typescript poem, seven lines, on quarto sheet, signed at end, "Bob," and with his ms. return address affixed to upper left corner. Very good. A short poem of occasion, dedicated and sent to Chester Kerr, then principal of Yale University Press, publisher the same year of his first clothbound book, FIELD GUIDE, in the YSYP. Stapled to the typescript is a carbon of Kerr's response, dated 23 April 1973, opening: "Cripes, no one's done a poem for me since Steve Benet sent me one during WWII - as from the Writers War Board to the young commissar of wartime book publishing in the OWI...."

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William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
POEM OCCASIONED BY A SPRING NIGHT AND A SIMILE.
Author
Hass, Robert
Book condition
Used
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Hardcover
Place of Publication
Berkeley
Date Published
1973
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About William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

Since 1975, William Reese Company has served a large international clientele of collectors and private and public institutions in the acquisition of rare books and manuscripts and in collection development.

With a catalogued inventory of over thirty thousand items, and a general inventory of over sixty-five thousand items, we are among the leading specialists in the fields of Americana and world travel, and maintain a large and eclectic inventory of literary first editions and antiquarian books of the 18th through 20th centuries.

We issue frequent, and substantial, catalogues in our fields of specialization.

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