THE DREAM ANIMAL by WRIGHT, Charles

THE DREAM ANIMAL

Edition: First printing

Toronto: Anansi, 1968. Octavo. Navy plastic-covered boards gilt lettered on front cover, without jacket, as issued. pp [10], (40), [2]. Three b&w illustrations by Charles Pachter. Minor rubbing to spine tips; small half inch long red stain in gutter at front, else a fine copy. The first edition of the second book of this American poet who won a National Book Award in 1995 and a Pulitzer Prize in 1998. Number 14 in the House of Anansi Poetry series, almost the entire edition was issued in paper covers. This cloth issue is rare, issued in a very small edition (50-100 copies?) aimed at the library trade. There was no US edition. Note: on the only other copy we have had in recent years, there was also a red stain to inner margin of front free endpaper.

Book ID: 26549
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