Lot 359: Sole English Edition - Marianne Moore - The Arctic Fox

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Lot 359: Author: Moore, Marianne. Title: The Arctic Ox. Place Published: London. Publisher: Faber and Faber. Date Published: 1964. Description: (8vo) original blue linen, spine gilt, with original yellow jacket. First Edition. There was no American edition, as all the poems had previously been published in book form in the United Stated. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "For dear Elizabeth Mayer/teaching me encouraging me from/her ever grateful protegée/Marianne/1964 and/or April 13,1965." A fine selection of Moore's gnomic verse, exemplifying her characteristic fondness for animals and history. Elizabeth Mayer collaborated with Marianne Moore on numerous translations, most notably Rock Crystal, A Christmas Tale, by Adalbert Stifter, published in 1945. (Abbott A23) Some minor staining of rear jacket flap and rear endpapers; near fine. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $200-300
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