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by Jarrell, Randall

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Near fine in like dust jacket.
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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1951. Near fine in like dust jacket.. Stated first edition of this multifaceted poetry collection, with topics ranging from reflections on World War II to musings about fairy tales. Randall Jarrell was just as dynamic as the topics he wrote about: both poet and poetry critic, he has been called "a veritable Typhoid Mary when it came to generating pleasure by engaging in poetry" (Eder). His talent earned THE SEVEN-LEAGUE CRUTCHES a finalist position for the 1952 National Book Awards for Poetry. An attractive copy. 8.25'' x 5.25''. Original black cloth binding with gilt spine lettering. Original unclipped ($2.75) three-color dust jacket. 94 pages. Publisher's advance copy notice tipped onto front flyleaf. New York Times Book Review slip loosely laid in. Jacket with some sunning to spine, light edgewear; a touch of soiling. Binding with a bit of shelfwear; mild toning to pages 80-81, where the book review slip was originally laid in. Sharp.


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Jarrell, Randall
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Used - Near fine in like dust jacket.
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Harcourt, Brace and Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
20th century,Post-WWII,1950s,American,Poetry

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