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HOMAGE TO MISTRESS BRADSTREET, a poem. With pictures by Ben Shahn.

Edition: First printing

New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1956. Octavo, cream pictorial boards printed in red and black. Mild rubbing at spine ends, bruise to lower outer corners, tidy ink name at front, VG otherwise, red spine bright. Dust jacket has a dagger shaped chip at foot of bit sunned red spine, with smaller chips at head; small tears to panels, small chips to outer corners; VG otherwise, flap price intact. Berryman's breakthrough book and one of his most important, being the beginning of a new poetic style that won him praise from Edmund Wilson ("best long poem by an American since THE WASTE LAND") and Conrad Aiken ("one of the finest poems ever written by an American").

Book ID: 38013
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