Selected Poems

New York: Oxford University Press, 1961.

Price: $125.00

Hardcover. First edition (not to be confused with his 1929 Pulitzer Prize-winning collection of the same title). Foxing on the boards and topedge thus very good in modestly rubbed near fine dustwrapper. Ownership signature of Charles A. Wagner, noted editor of important poetry anthologies. Laid in is a Typed Card Signed ("Conrad Aiken") from a later date to a Mr. Sullivan (perhaps an assistant or successor to Wagner) suggesting he take a poem from this volume for an anthology.

Item #433410
ISBN: 0195165470

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Item #433410 Selected Poems. Conrad AIKEN.
Selected Poems
Selected Poems

Conrad Aiken
birth name: Conrad Potter Aiken
born: 8/5/1889
died: 8/17/1973

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Poet, short-story writer, novelist, and critic whose works, influenced by early psychoanalytic theory, are concerned largely with the human need for self-awareness. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature
He was the father of Joan Aiken, who wrote many acclaimed books for young adults starting with The Wolves of Willoughby Chase.more