Stories that Could Be True SIGNED 1977 WILLIAM STAFFORD First Editon ~ Oregon Poet


Title: Stories that Could Be True: New and Collected Poems

Author: William Stafford

Description: Inscribed by Stafford on title page. Stated First Edition with full number line. Purple cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Light fading along edges of boards; tail of spine pushed. Dust jacket shows some rubbing and light wear along edges; a couple short closed tears; not price clipped. DJ in clear archival sleeve. xvii, 267, [2] pages. 9.4 x 6.2 inches.

New and collected poems by by William Stafford (1914-1993), United States Poet Laureate 1970-1971 and the Poet Laureate of Oregon 1975-1990. This collection includes the poems of West of Your City (1960), Traveling through the Dark (1962, winner of the National Book Award for Poetry), The Rescued Year (1966), Allegiances (1970), and Someday, Maybe (1973).

Inscribed ''For Gwyneth / - Bill Stafford''. Gwyneth and Brian Booth were notable supporters of Oregon literature. Brian helped found the Northwest Review, founded the Oregon Institute of Literary Arts ( later Literary Arts, Inc.), and established the Oregon Book Awards and Oregon Literary Fellowships. Together, and individually, they played leading roles in the cultural and civic life of the state.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Harper & Row
Place: New York
Year: 1977

ISBN: 0060139889

Keywords: Gwyneth Booth, Brian Booth, poetry, Oregon author,

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