Item #16076 THOMAS AND BEULAH. Rita Dove.


Pittsburgh: Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth in dust jacket; 8vo. 79 pp. The simultaneously issued hardback in the first state dust jacket without the Pulitzer prize notice on the front panel. Signed by Dove on the title page, and then additionally inscribed on the half title, "Thank you for your continued support of quality television -- Rita Dove". A fine copy in a lightly rubbed fine dust jacket. This book - the poet's third, was the winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry; she is one of the most honored poets of her generation: Poet Laureate, the 2022 Ruth Lilly Prize, the 2022 LoC'S Bobbitt Prize, among others. The first state dust jacket is genuinely scarce, most copies found with a printed band announcing the prize.(In removable archival jacket protector.). Fine / fine. Item #16076

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