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Turtle, Swan by  Mark Doty - First Edition - 1987 - from citynightsbooks and

Turtle, Swan

by Doty, Mark

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good

Jaffrey, New Hampshire, U.S.A.: David R Godine Pub, 1987. First printing. Beige cloth, gilt titles. Unread, near new copy with gilt misprinted at spine (on a diagonal so the title is off the edge) and slight rubbing to DJ. Rare. Doty was a National Book Award winner in 2008. 74 pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Book.
  • Bookseller: citynightsbooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 3973
  • Title: Turtle, Swan
  • Author: Doty, Mark
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0879236973
  • ISBN 13: 9780879236977
  • Publisher: David R Godine Pub
  • Place: Jaffrey, New Hampshire, U.S.A.
  • Date published: 1987
  • Bookseller catalogs: Poetry; Small Press;


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