The Secret Meaning of Things. Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

The Secret Meaning of Things

New York, NY: New Directions Publishing, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. " "The Secret Meaning of Things" is Lawrence Ferlinghetti's fourth book of poems, and it has all the elements of his earlier poetry: lyrical intensity, wit, social concern, satirical bite..." The collection "...brings together six long poems with a certain continuity and progression of vision." (front flap) This particular edition is the first regular hardcover edition, pressed in an impression of only 5123 copies. (Morgan A20c., pg. 52) In very fine, nearly mint condition with only slightest wear at upper and lower corners of spine. Interior very fine except for a series of blank endpapers partially uncut and two of the three last pages with text (pg. 46-47) partially uncut as well--and therefore connected as issued. Dust jacket in very fine, virtually mint condition. Very Fine / Very Fine. [Item #2530]

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