Laguna Woman: Poems
Silko, Leslie [Marmon]; (Illustrated by Leslie Marmon Silko and Aaron Yava) , Leslie Marmon Silko and Aaron Yava(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Greenfield Review Press
Date Published: 1974
Edition: First edition
Condition: Very good +
Book Id: 41835
Signed and dated by the author ("Leslie Silko 7 July 1975") on page 5 at her printed illustration. 35 pp. Octavo [23 cm]; tan illustrated wrappers saddle-stitched with two staples, as issued. In very good condition, with some minor rubbing and soiling to the wraps, and a bump at the top corner and fore edge. There is a written dedication from one previous owner to another in black ink on the title page. Tightly bound and clean throughout.
This is the first edition of the author's first book. This copy is signed by the author and dated 1975. Signed copies of this title turn up occasionally and are often signed, but such copies have usually been signed within the last few years. This is the earliest dated autograph we have seen on this book. The book features 18 poems and 2 printed illustrations by Leslie Marmon Silko, and 3 illustrations by Aaron Yava. Page 35 features a black and white photograph of the author next to her bio.