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John Williams
The Necessary Lie [Limited Edition]
Verb Publications, Denver. Denver: Verb Publications, 1965. First Edition, Limited to 425 handset copies. Slim octavo; publisher's cloth in white decorative dust jacket printed in red and black; 47pp. Jacket extremities a bit toned and very slightly chipped at spine foot, small closed tear at top margin of upper panel not approaching text; very slight spine lean, cloth a bit rubbed at extremities, endpapers toned, else a Very Good, quite pleasing copy of a remarkable rarity. Lovely copy of John Williams' small poetry collection published by Alan Swallow as the second volume in his "Verb Poetry Series." A few months later Williams saw the appearance of his novel Stoner to limited commercial acclaim; only when it was recently reissued by New York Review Books has the author been recognized as the author of a literary masterpiece. [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Capitol Hill Books [Washington, DC, U.S.A.]

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