The Rescued Year SIGNED 1966 WILLIAM STAFFORD First Edition Oregon Poetry


Title: The Rescued Year

Author: William Stafford

Description: Inscribed by Stafford on ffep. Stated First Edition. Orange and black papered boards. Very slight wear to edges of boards. Dust jacket has a thin reddish dampstain along a portion of the top-edge of the rear panel; very faint spotting to top half of front panel; not price clipped. DJ in clear archival sleeve. ix, 81, [2] pages. 8.2 x 5.5 inches.

Collection of more than sixty poems by William Stafford (1914-1993), United States Poet Laureate 1970-1971 and the Poet Laureate of Oregon 1975-1990.

Inscribed ''For Gwyneth / - William Stafford / Dec, '85''. 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: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: Harper & Row
Place: New York
Year: 1966

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

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