9 Inscribed First Edition Poetry Books by Robert Dana. Robert DANA, SIGNED.
9 Inscribed First Edition Poetry Books by Robert Dana
9 Inscribed First Edition Poetry Books by Robert Dana
9 Inscribed First Edition Poetry Books by Robert Dana
9 Inscribed First Edition Poetry Books by Robert Dana
9 Inscribed First Edition Poetry Books by Robert Dana

9 Inscribed First Edition Poetry Books by Robert Dana

This is a lot of 9 first edition poetry books by former Iowa poet laureate and North American Review editor Robert Dana. All are association copies inscribed to Dana's friend, Illinois poet Rick Holinger. All of these books are in very good condition with minor shelf wear. Some have dog-eared pages or infrequent underlining by Holinger, as noted. Many are inscribed on the half-title and signed again on the title page, as noted. The following volumes are included in this sale:

Some Versions of Silence. New York: Norton, 1967. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo. Wraps. 63 pp.
The Power of the Visible. Chicago: Swallow Press, 1971. First Edition. 8vo. Cloth. Dust jacket. 71 pp.
In a Fugitive Season. Chicago: Swallow Press, 1979. First Trade Edition. 8vo. Wraps. 52 pp. Signed twice.
Starting Out for the Difficult World. New York: Harper & Row, 1987. First Edition. 8vo. Wraps. 95 pp. Signed twice.
What I Think I Know. Chicago: Another Chicago Press, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo. Cloth. Dust jacket. 174 pp. Signed twice. Top right corner of block bumped.
Yes, Everything. Chicago: Another Chicago Press, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo. Cloth. Dust jacket. 69 pp. Pen notes on front free endpaper and several instances of underlining. A few pages creased.
Hello, Stranger; Beach Poems. Tallahassee, FL: Anhinga Press, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo. Cloth. Dust jacket. 59 pp. Signed twice. Infrequent underlining.
Summer. Tallahassee, FL: Anhinga Press, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo. Cloth. Dust jacket. 78 pp. Signed twice. A few closed tears to jacket edges.
The Other. Tallahassee, FL: Anhinga Press, 2008. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo. Cloth. Dust jacket. 76 pp. Infrequent underlining.

Also included is a first edition of New and Selected Poems, 1955 to 2010, which also belonged to Holinger. This volume is not signed by Dana and contains some notes by Holinger as well as many dog-eared pages. Very good. Item #2053

Price: $325.00

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