New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1965. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 278pp. Octavo [21 cm] Light blue cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Very good. The edges of the spine and covers are gently faded and bumped. There is a small stain on the bottom right corner of the front board. The pages are slightly yellowed. The dust jacket is in very good condition. Mildly browned and soiled. The edges are slightly chipped. The edges and the front inside flap are slightly creased. There is a short closed tear in the top edge of the front panel. Item #28870
Signed by the author on the title page. Maxine Kumin's numerous achievements include the Eunice Tietjens Memorial Prize for Poetry (1972), the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1973) for Up Country, the Aiken Taylor Prize, the 1994 Poets' Prize (for Looking for Luck), an American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Award for excellence in literature (1980), an Academy of American Poets fellowship (1986), the 1999 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, and six honorary degrees. In addition, she served as the poetry consultant to the Library of Congress in 1981-1982.