Lot 291 of 721:
Elizabeth Bishop's 1st book signed  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$3,300
$5,000 - $8,000

North & South
Bishop, Elizabeth
Houghton Mifflin

Title page printed in blue and black. (8vo), blue cloth decorated in silver, illustrated dust jacket; housed in custom cloth clamshell box with black morocco spine label lettered in gilt. First Edition. 

Signed by Bishop on the title page: "Elizabeth Bishop - Poetry Town - February 1st, 1978."  Scarce signed copy of the poet's first book, winner of the Houghton Mifflin Poetry Award, housed in handsome custom box.

Lot Amendments
Some wear and soiling to jacket, with darkening, minor chips and tears to edges with a bit of repair work done to verso near top edge, light wear to cloth with rubbing to extremities, some darkening to edges; light toning to endpapers, a solid copy; very good.
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