First Edition. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5294
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2000. Stated First Edition with full numberline. Signed by the author with brief inscription on full title.
Octavo; 285pp. Illustrated dust jacket with original $27.95 price; book in burnt orange and black paper-covered boards with orange foil lettering. Jacket rubbed along edges with a few light scuffs, but no chips or tears. Boards are square with nudging to spine ends. Front cover opens easily to title page, but binding is secure. Light vertical crease to pages from full title to first poem. Dusty with some spotting along top edge, but pages clean and unmarked.
Published the first year of Kunitz's second term as Poet Laureate.