HIGH WINDOWS by LARKIN, Philip

HIGH WINDOWS

Edition: First printing

London: Faber, 1974. Octavo, grey cloth. pp 42. Fine in fine jacket, no owner names, flap price intact, very nice. The last and one of best collections of one of the 20th century's greatest English poets. Contains "This Be the Verse" ("They f--- you up, your mom and dad / They may not mean to, but they do/ ....Man hands on misery to man. / It deepens like a coastal shelf. / Get out as early as you can, / And don't have any kids yourself."), "Annus Mirablis" ("Sexual intercourse began / In nineteen sixty-three / (Which was rather late for me)- / Between the end of the Chartterely ban / And the Beatles' first LP.") And other poems, including the haunting title poem. 0571105521

Book ID: 44427
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