The Black Swan and Other Poems. James Merrill.
The Black Swan and Other Poems
The Black Swan and Other Poems

Second Book, Inscribed

The Black Swan and Other Poems.

Athens: [Published for the Author], 1946.

First edition of the author's second book publication, copy no. 60 of 100 numbered copies, printed at the instigation of his Amherst mentor, Kimon Friar, to whom Merrill dedicated the book. 1 vols. 4to. Second Book, Inscribed. Original printed wrappers, in the original glassine (torn). Fine copy. Hagstrom A2. Item #259363

First edition of Merrill’s second book, and one of his most elusive. Presentation copy, inscribed at the time of publication:

“For Esther King, with respect and devotion. J.M. Xmas 1946"

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