New York: Harper and Bros. 1957. First U.S. edition. A near book in a close to fine dust jacket. The author's first book of poetry. Slight darkening to the jacket spine. Slight offsetting to the front free endpapers. With H-G on the colophon page. Hughes was awarded the First Publication award by a panel that consisted of W. H. Auden, Marianne Moore and Stephen Spender.
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New York: Harper, 1960. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. First U.S. edition.† A fine book in a close to near fine dust jacket. One snag to the rear panel and ink mark on rear panel.† This is the first printing, first issue copy with Harper stamped on the book spine and page 5 being numbered.† A lovely copy in publisher's purple cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. $3 price on the front flap.† The author's second book, following the smashing success of The Hawk in the Rain.