Hymn to Life: Poems by James Schuyler. James Schuyler.

Hymn to Life: Poems by James Schuyler

New York: Random House, 1974. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo (8 ¼ inches / 208 mm), 139 pages, in illustrated wrappers. Some wear to the extremities, long crease to rear panel, soiling to the page edges, small closed tear to lower left of front panel. Still, a Very Good copy with a beautiful cover design by Fairfield Porter. INSCRIBED by James Schuyler on the title page: "For Tom / with all love / Jim / 3/80." A collection of more than 50 poems, including the title poem Hymn to Life as well as The Fauré Ballade. Schuyler (1923-1991) was one of the giants of the first generation of the New York School of Poetry. The cover of Hymn to Life features an attractive watercolor by his friend Fairfield Porter. Signed copies of this volume are unaccountably scarce to the market, especially in the softcover version (there was also a hardcover edition). SCARCE SIGNED. Item #1441
ISBN: 0394706811

Price: $200.00

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