Festschrift for Marianne Moore's Seventy-Seventh Birthday

New York: Tambimuttu & Mass, 1964.

Price: $250.00

Hardcover. First edition. Near fine, with the spine lettering in the second state, in very good dustwrapper with modest wear and age-toning. Inscribed by the editor to Richard Biddle: "For Dick who helped greatly with this book from Tambi. 24 March '65." Biddle is mentioned in the acknowledgements. 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