THE SELECTED POEMS. Chosen by Louis Dudek. by SOUSTER, Raymond

THE SELECTED POEMS. Chosen by Louis Dudek.

Edition: First printing

Toronto: Contact Press, 1956. Octavo. 135 pp, sewn, in white pictorial card covers printed in black and purple, lacking the dust jacket. Laid in is a Contact Press advertising leaflet listing 11 Contact Press titles. "As" changed in ink by hand to "or" on page 11, line 5 (authorial?) Top and fore edges tanned and rather foxed; soft bruise to upper outer corner of text throughout; crack to front inner hinge; a VG copy otherwise, no previous owner names, tight in the binding. Published at the insistence of Contact Press editor Louis Dudek, who contributes a two paragraph introduction. 474 copies were published in late April or early May, 1956, despite the statement on verso of title ("First Edition, January, 1956"). Whiteman A12.

Book ID: 14086
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