First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Top edge purple. An excellent very near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the lightly rubbed and price-clipped dustwrapper which is otherwise without loss or tears.
Inscribed by the author in black ink on the front endpaper "for Stig Carlson / with greetings / Muriel Rukeyser". The recipient is the Swedish author, literary critic and Poetry magazine editor.
Stock code: 18381