Notes of woe

Iowa City: The Stone Wall Press, 1968. Edition limited to 230 copies, 12mo, pp. 48; printed in blue and black; original terracotta paper-covered boards stamped in gilt on the upper cover; fine copy. From the library of Kim Merker. This copy inscribed by Tate to the printer, Kim Merker: "For the guy who made this / book / with whom I have shared / many passages, dark and / otherwise - / eternal fraternal / embraces / you great unique f*ck*r / Jim Tate." Allen Tate was the U.S. Poet Laureate from 1943 to 1944. Berger, Printing and the Mind of Merker, 28. Item #61699

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