An Armada of Thirty Whales

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1954.

Price: $950.00

Hardcover. First edition. Rebound in full red morocco gilt. Silk endpapers. Dustwrapper bound in. A trifle rubbed, just about fine. The author's copy of his first book, chosen by W.H. Auden for The Yale Series of Younger Poets. Laid in is a receipt dated in 1957 from Foutoillet et Vercy, a French binder in Dijon, addressed to the author's wife. Hoffman served as the Consultant in Poetry of the Library of Congress (the equivalent of the United States Poet Laureate) in 1973-1974 and published several additional books of poetry and literary scholarship.

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Item #418270 An Armada of Thirty Whales. Daniel HOFFMAN.
An Armada of Thirty Whales
An Armada of Thirty Whales