Festschrift for Marianne Moore's Seventy-Seventh Birthday

New York: Tambimuttu & Mass, 1964.

Price: $250.00

Hardcover. First edition. Fine, with the spine lettering in the second state, in near fine dustwrapper with two very small chips. Inscribed by Moore: "For G.B.M. Marianne Moore Nov. 9 1966." Advance Review Copy with slip laid in. Contributors include Robert Lowell, Babette Deutsch, May Swenson, James Laughlin, Allen Tate, Kathleen Raine, Vernon Watkins, Allen Ginsberg, Ruthven Todd, Howard Moss, Robert Penn Warren, David Ignatow, Herbert Cahoon, Stanley Kunitz, James T. Farrell, and others. Fifteen black and white drawings, most of which are by Laurence Scott and Peggy Bacon. Dustwrapper design by Leonard Baskin.

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Festschrift for Marianne Moore's Seventy-Seventh Birthday. Marianne MOORE, TAMBIMUTTU.

Marianne Moore
birth name: Marianne Craig Moore
born: 11/15/1887
died: 2/5/1972
nationality: USA

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American poet whose work distilled moral and intellectual insights from the close and accurate observation of objective detail. Extremely desciplined in her craft, Moore won the admiration of fellow poets throughout her long career. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore