The Salt Garden [Association Copy]. Howard Nemerov.
The Salt Garden [Association Copy]

Inscribed During a Spoken Word Recording Session

The Salt Garden [Association Copy]

Notes: Poems; the author's second full-length collection. Nemerov served as US poet laureate and his collected poems won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. 83 pages.

Edition + Condition: First edition (stated). A very good copy in a very good dust jacket (light shelf wear). This copy is inscribed, "For Lee Anderson, with all good wishes on the first occasion of our meeting at Bennington, 19.iv.58. Howard Nemerov."

Lee Anderson recorded Nemerov reading that day and the next and donated his recordings to the Library of Congress where they are part of the Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature. Anderson recorded many poets beginning in the 1950s and his recordings became the basis of the Yale Series of Recorded Poets.

Publication: Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press / Little, Brown and Company, 1955.

Item No: #9018

Price: $60

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