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The Southwest Review Reader

By: Hartley, Margaret L.; Maxwell, Allen; Oates, Joyce Carol; Horgan, Paul; et al

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: SMU Press, Dallas: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2118879

ISBN: 0870741470

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by editor and inscribed to a close friend on front endpaper ('For Abe Rothberg, whose friendship during twenty-six years has meant much to me personally and whose contributions have added greatly to the value as well as the prestige of the Southwest Review. With every possible good wish, Margaret, 6-4-79'). Minimal wear to jacket corners. Near Fine. 1974 Hard Cover. xiv, 242 pp. 8vo. A collection of literary works (short stories and poetry) by various authors, including: Paul Horgan; Joyce Carol Oates; J. Frank Dobie; William Stafford; etc. View more info

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Funland

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $175.00  $140.00

Publisher: William B. Ewert, publisher: 1981

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196152

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, #30 of 150. Signed by Joyce Carol Oates without inscription on limitation page. Softcover in dust jacket. An exceptional copy. 1981 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. A fine press short story by the prolific, award-winning American author, with an introduction by Oates. This limited edition of 110 copies -- 100 numbered copies in paper wrappers (the version offered here) and 26 lettered copies in marbled boards -- was designed by C. Freeman Keith and printed letterpress on Mohawk Letterpress paper from Monotype Plantin at The Stinehour Press... View more info

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A Garden of Earthly Delights: A Novel

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Modern Library: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200613

ISBN: 0812968344

Condition: Near Fine


1st thus. Signed by author without inscription. Revised and rewritten with a new afterword. Fine. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 403 pp. Joyce Carol Oates’s Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans. In A Garden of Earthly Delights, Oates presents one of her most memorable heroines, Clara Walpole, the beautiful daughter of Kentucky-born migrant farm-workers. Desperate to rise above her haphazard existence of violence and poverty, determined not to repeat her mother’s ... View more info

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New Heaven, New Earth: The Visionary Experience in Literature

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $150.00  $120.00

Publisher: The Vanguard Press, Inc.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196947

ISBN: 0814907431

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Jacket flaps lightly toned. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 307 pp. 8vo. Oates's second volume of literary criticism, examining the conflict between innovation and relatability when it comes to writing. Keywords: AMERICAN FICTION LITERATURE LITERARY CRITICISM JOYCE CAROL OATES NEW HEAVEN EARTH VISIONARY EXPERIENCE SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Wonderland: A Novel

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: The Vanguard Press, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196948

ISBN: 0814906591

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Jacket spine very slightly faded. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 512 pp. 8vo. The gripping story of Jesse Vogel, a neurosurgeon whose boyhood has been shattered by the tragic loss of his family. Keywords: AMERICAN FICTION LITERATURE JOYCE CAROL OATES WONDERLAND SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Crossing the Border: Fifteen Tales

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: The Vanguard Press, Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196949

ISBN: 0814907741

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Page ridges foxed. 1976 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 256 pp. 8vo. A collection of short stories by the winner of the National Book Award, who was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize several times. Keywords: AMERICAN FICTION LITERATURE SHORT STORIES JOYCE CAROL OATES CROSSING BOARDER PULITZER PRIZE WINNER SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Last Days: Stories

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton, Inc.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196951

ISBN: 0525242481

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 241 pp. 8vo. A collection of short stories by the winner of the National Book Award, who was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize several times. Keywords: AMERICAN FICTION LITERATURE SHORT STORIES PULITZER PRIZE WINNER JOYCE CAROL OATES LAST DAYS SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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We Were the Mulvaneys (Oprah's Book Club)

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: William Abrahams Books: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2301649

ISBN: 0452282829

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Faint edge wear. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 454 pp. Moving away from the dark tone of her more recent masterpieces, Joyce Carol Oates turns the tale of a family struggling to cope with its fall from grace into a deeply moving and unforgettable account of the vigor of hope and the power of love to prevail over suffering. The Mulvaneys of High Point Farm in Mt. Ephraim, New York, are a large and fortunate clan, blessed with good looks, abundant charisma, and boundless promise. But over the twenty-five year span of this ambitious novel, the ... View more info

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The Miraculous Birth

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $175.00

Publisher: William B. Ewert, publisher: 1986

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2196141

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, #45 of 100. Signed by Joyce Carol Oates and Mary Azarian on limitation page. Faint stain to front panel of jacket. 1986 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. A fine press poem about the birth of Jesus Christ, by the prolific, award-winning American author, originally published in The New York Times Magazine. This limited edition of 100 numbered copies, designed by John Kristensen, includes original woodcuts by Mary Azarian printed directly from the blocks. It was printed from Monotype Bembo on Lana Laid paper and handsewn in wrappers at the Fir... View more info

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Will You Always Love Me?

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: James Cahill Publishing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196158

ISBN: 0964045427

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, one of 26 lettered copies, this being Z. Signed by Joyce Carol Oates without inscription on limitation page. An exceptional copy. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 28 pp. A short story by the prolific, award-winning American author. This first edition was limited to 75 numbered copies and 26 deluxe copies (the version offered here). Keywords: JOYCE CAROL OATES WILL YOU ALWAYS LOVE ME SHORT STORIES LITERATURE SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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We Were the Mulvaneys (Oprah's Book Club)

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: William Abrahams Books: 1997

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2302816

ISBN: 0452282829

Condition: Very Good


8th printing. Faint edge wear. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 454 pp. Moving away from the dark tone of her more recent masterpieces, Joyce Carol Oates turns the tale of a family struggling to cope with its fall from grace into a deeply moving and unforgettable account of the vigor of hope and the power of love to prevail over suffering. The Mulvaneys of High Point Farm in Mt. Ephraim, New York, are a large and fortunate clan, blessed with good looks, abundant charisma, and boundless promise. But over the twenty-five year span of this ambitious novel,... View more info

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The Profane Art: Essays & Reviews

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton, Inc.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196963

ISBN: 0525241663

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Jacket faintly toned. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 212 pp. A collection of essays and reviews by the National Book Award winner and Pulitzer Prize nominee. CONTENTS: Introduction; ESSAYS: Imaginary Cities: America; 'At Least I Have Made a Woman of Her': Images of Women in Yeats, Lawrence, Faulkner; The Magnanimity of Wuthering Heights; Charles Dodgson's Golden Hours; John Updike's American Comedies; Notes on Failure; REVIEWS: The Interior Castle: The Art of Jean Stafford's Short Fiction; ... View more info

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Angel of Light

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196934

ISBN: 0525054839

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Pages lightly toned. Light crease on rear jacket flap corner. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 434 pp. 8vo. A novel by the National Book Award winning author who has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize multiple times. Keywords: AMERICAN FICTION LITERATURE JOYCE CAROL OATES ANGEL LIGHT PULITZER PRIZE WINNER SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Night-Side: Eighteen Tales

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Vanguard Press, Inc.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196964

ISBN: 0814907938

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Jacket a bit toned. 1977 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 370 pp. 8vo. Eighteen short stories by the National Book Award winner and Pulitzer Prize nominee. Keywords: LITERATURE AMERICAN FICTION SHORT STORIES PULITZER PRIZE WINNER JOYCE CAROL OATES NIGHT-SIDE SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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American Appetites: A Novel

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Dutton: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197184

ISBN: 0525247254

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 340 pp. 8vo. A novel by the National Book Award winner and Pulitzer Prize nominee. Set in an affluent upper-class suburb in the late 1980s, this chilling tale by master storyteller Joyce Carol Oates reveals the dark side of the American Dream. A close-knit group of friends draws closer, and then apart, when scandal and tragedy erupt among them. Keywords: LITERATURE AMERICAN FICTION JOYCE CAROL OATES SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Will You Always Love Me? and Other Stories

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Dutton: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197182

ISBN: 0525939725

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 326 pp. 8vo. A collection of short stories by the National Book Award winner and Pulitzer Prize nominee. Surveying a cross-section of the American scene, a collection of twenty-four short stories takes readers from inner cities to isolated backwaters with such titles as The Goose Girl and Good To Know You. Keywords: LITERATURE AMERICAN FICTION JOYCE CAROL OATES WILL YOU ALWAYS LOVE ME SHORT STORIES SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Love and Its Derangements: Poems

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200178

ISBN: 0807108472

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages and jacket toned. 1970 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 60 pp. ...Joyce Carol Oates reveals the disorder, confusion, and insanity of love. View more info

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Foxfire

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Dutton: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197186

ISBN: 0525936327

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Board edges very slightly faded. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 436 pp. 8vo. A novel by the National Book Award winner and Pulitzer Prize nominee. In upstate New York during the 1950s, five rebellious teenage girls form a gang and embark on a mission of fury, anger, violence, and revenge. By the author of Black Water. Keywords: LITERATURE AMERICAN FICTION JOYCE CAROL OATES FOXFIRE SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Such Beauty

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: William B. Ewert: 1989

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201053

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, copy C of 26 lettered copies. Signed by author without inscription. 1989 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Through the night, that thin sifting sound. By morning the world's locked in ice: all the leaves ice-petals, the tree trunks Ionic columns of light. Such beauty looks permanent, doesn't it? Keywords: AMERICAN LITERATURE POETRY POEMS JOYCE CAROL OATES SUCH BEAUTY View more info

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Queen of the Night

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Lord John Press: 1979

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200916

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, #171 of 300 copies. Signed by author without inscription. Lightly toned. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 44 pp. This is how Claire Falk's marriage of twenty-six years, which accounted for more than half her life, ended one humid Saturday afternoon in June: she blundered into overhearing a conversation. Keywords: JOYCE CAROL OATES AMERICAN LITERATURE QUEEN OF THE NIGHT View more info

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High Lonesome: Selected Stories, 1966-2006

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Ecco: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200712

ISBN: 0060501197

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine. Near Fine. 2006 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 664 pp. An unprecedented collection of the best of Joyce Carol Oates's short stories combined with eleven new stories. No other writer can match the impressive oeuvre of Joyce Carol Oates, and High Lonesome: Selected Stories, 1966-2006 gathers stories from Oates's seminal collections, including The Wheel of Love (1970), Marriages and Infidelities (1972), and Heat (1991), arranged by decade. All demonstrate what the Chicago Tribune has praised: the fierce originality of Oates's vo... View more info

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My Sister, My Love: The Intimate Story of Skyler Rampike (A Novel)

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Ecco: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200711

ISBN: 0061547484

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Pages lightly toned. Near Fine. 2008 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 562 pp. Dysfunctional families are all alike. Ditto 'survivors.' So begins the unexpurgated first-person narrative of nineteen-year-old Skyler Rampike, the only surviving child of an infamous American family. A decade ago the Rampikes were destroyed by the murder of Skyler's six-year-old ice-skating champion sister, Bliss, and the media scrutiny that followed. Part investigation into the unsolved murder; part elegy for the lost Bliss and for Skyler's own lost childhood; and part corros... View more info

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Middle Age: A Romance

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Ecco Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200623

ISBN: 0066209463

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Near fine. Near Fine. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 464 pp. A darkly comic novel from the author of Blonde and We Were the Mulvaneys. In Salthill-on-Hudson, a half-hour train ride from Manhattan, everyone is rich, beautiful, and -- though they look much younger -- middle-age. But when Adam Berendt, a charismatic, mysterious sculptor, dies suddenly in a brash act of heroism, shock waves rock the town. But who was Adam Berendt? Was he in fact a hero, or someone more flawed and human? His loss and the rumor that... View more info

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Missing Mom: A Novel

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Ecco Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200619

ISBN: 006081621X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Very faint small stain to top page edges. Top edge of jacket spine lightly bumped. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 434 pp. Last time you see someone and you don't  know it will be the last time. And all that you know now, if only you'd known then. But you didn't know, and now it's too late. And you tell yourself How could I have known, I could not have known. You tell yourself. This is my story of missing my mother. One day, in a way unique to you, it will be your story, too. From Joyce Carol Oates co... View more info

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Rape: A Love Story

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Otto Penzler Book/Carroll & Graf Publishers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200610

ISBN: 0786712945

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Spine very slightly cocked. Fine. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 154 pp. Teena Maguire should not have tried to shortcut her way home that Fourth of July. Not after midnight, not through Rocky Point Park. Not the way she was dressed: tank top, denim cut-offs, high-heeled sandals. Not with her twelve-year-old daughter, Bethie. Not with packs of local guys running loose on hormones, rage, and alcohol. A victim of gang rape, left for dead in the park boathouse, the once vital and sexy Teena Maguire can now only r... View more info

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Man Crazy: A Novel

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Dutton: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200174

ISBN: 0525942327

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Endpapers lightly toned. Jacket lightly toned. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 282 pp. Having gone into hiding with her mother when she was only eight, Ingrid becomes a vulnerable teen, desperate for a father and ripe for the abuses of a cult leader, until she escapes and struggles to heal and grow into a healthy and happy young woman. Keywords: JOYCE CAROL OATES MAN CRAZY FICTION AMERICAN LITERATURE SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Contraries: Essays

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200162

ISBN: 0195028848

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket toned. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 187 pp. In seven provocative essays, the author confronts the contradictions to which readers respond emotionally in great works of literature. Essays consider Shakespeare, Joyce, Dostoevsky, Wilde, Conrad, and Lawrence, as well as English and Scottish traditional ballads Keywords: JOYCE CAROL OATES CONTRARIES ESSAYS LITERATURE SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Son of the Morning: A Novel

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Vanguard Press, Inc.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196952

ISBN: 0814907938

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1978 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 382 pp. 8vo. A novel by the winner of the National Book Award, who was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize several times. Keywords: AMERICAN FICTION LITERATURE JOYCE CAROL OATES SON OF MORNING PULITZER PRIZE WINNER SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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The Assassins: A Book of Hours

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Vanguard Press, Inc.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196953

ISBN: 0814907679

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1975 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 568 pp. 8vo. A novel by the winner of the National Book Award, who was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize several times. Keywords: AMERICAN FICTION LITERATURE PULITZER PRIZE WINNER JOYCE CAROL OATES ASSASSINS BOOK OF HOURS SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Nightless Nights: Nine Poems

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $125.00

Publisher: William B. Ewert, publisher: 1981

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196151

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, #33 of 100. Signed by Joyce Carol Oates without inscription on limitation page. Softcover in dust jacket. An exceptional copy. 1981 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 20 pp. A fine press collection of poetry by the prolific, award-winning American author, including Homage to Virginia Woolf and eight other poems. This limited edition of 126 copies -- 100 numbered copies in paper wrappers (the version offered here) and 26 lettered copies in marbled boards -- was printed in Monotype Van Dijck by Michael & Winifred Bixler, Boston. The publisher, William B. E... View more info