5 December 2006
STEVENS, Wallace. Poems. Selected and with Introduction by Helen Vendler. San Francisco: Arion Press, 1985.
4o. FRONTISPIECE ETCHING BY JASPER JOHNS, signed in pencil. Original blue quarter morocco.
LIMITED EDITION, number 81 of 300 numbered copies from an edition of 326. The print "Summer" predates the paintings and prints in his series "The Seasons" by almost two years. This is therefore the first appearance of any of the four renowned works from this series. Johnson/Stern The Logan Collection 164.
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