Dallas: Northouse & Northouse, 1988. First edition, this copy letter U of a series of 26 lettered copies of an edition of 126. Eight broadsides plus title leaf, each approx. 19 x 13.5 inches. Illus. Each poem signed by the author. Original wood and plastic and plexiglass box/frame. One corner of the frame cracked, with an approx. 7.5 inch crack across the plexiglass and some light abrasion to the plexiglass; broadsides in fine condition in a good frame. Item #18864
A handsome portfolio, the broadsides executed by various printers for Northouse & Northouse, and each broadside signed by the poet. Scott Davison, “Soft Salvation,” designed and printed by David Holman at the Wind River Press; Allen Ginsberg, “Capitol Air,” designed and printed at Red Ozier Press (with an autograph correction to the text); William Heyen, “Mother and Son,” designed and printed by Leigh McLellan; Heather McHugh, “From 20,000 Feet,” designed and printed by the Press of A. Colish; Howard Nemerov, “Landscape with Self-Portrait,” designed and printed by W. Thomas Taylor; Linda Pastan, “Mother Eve,” designed and printed by W. Thomas Taylor; William Stafford, “Geography Lesson,” designed and printed at the Red Ozier Press; John Updike, “Two Sonnets,” designed and printed by David Holman.