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Oliver, Mary
Twelve Moons.
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1979. First edition of Mary Oliver's fourth book. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "August 13, 1979 Provincetown To Roy and June A small return for the for the happiness you have brought to our house. Many good wishes and looking forward Mary." Also signed in full by Mary Oliver on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Cover design by Char Lappan. In her fourth volume of poetry, Twelve Moons, Pulitzer Prize-winning Mary Oliver continues to explore the alluring, yet well-nigh inaccessible kingdoms of nature and human relationships, and man's profound, persistent desire for a joyous union with them. these vibrant, magical poems pulse with an aching awareness of nature's unaffected beauty. Her absorbing intimate vision leads us into the natural and human kingdoms we only fleetingly grasp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB [Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.]

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