And Still the Hand Will Sleep in its Glass Ship. Franz Wright.
And Still the Hand Will Sleep in its Glass Ship

And Still the Hand Will Sleep in its Glass Ship

San Francisco, CA: Deep Forest, 1990. Limited First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. A chapbook of poems by Franz Wright (1953-2015), who along with his father James Wright (1927-1980) won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, they are the only father & son thus far to ever share that distinction. James & Franz Wright's lives were also quite bedeviled even to the standards of prize-winning American poets, & both died relatively young of cancer. The poems in this collection definitely reflect the younger Wright's challenges & torments; as well as his effort to see behind, rise above & find meaning in them. As noted on rear cover which serves here as colophon & copyright page, this is part of an edition of 100, hand-numbered copy No. 3/100. A rare relic of the Wright canon, in very fine condition with only very light rubbing to front, back covers & stapled spine; two small spot-streaks that resemble rust, small cluster of tiny, shallow dimples on surface of front cover; one very faint crease beginning at lower-middle right edge of front cover & ending at lower edge of same near right corner; several similar spot-streaks on surface of back cover; all of the above in blank areas except for one such streak that extends a tiny bit onto publisher's logo on front cover. Interior very fine with only tiny bump-creases at lower corners of some page leaves; otherwise virtually mint. Very Fine. [Item #3157]

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