1975 ANN LAUTERBACH American Female Poet BOOK ONE Her First Publication SIGNED & WARMLY INSCRIBED 1/100
BOOK ONE. Poems by ANN LAUTERBACH. Published by Spring Street Press, New York, February 1975. Limited First Edition, this being copy #62 of only 100 copies. (A second edition was printed later the same year, in a different format.)
SIGNED, DATED and NUMBERED on the inside front cover. Additionally LOVINGLY INSCRIBED, Signed and Dated on the title page:
"To the one lady who spans the ocean / with both grace and endurance - my / 'presentation piece' for her, with / continuing admiration and love / Ann / 30 March 1975."
Gray paper wrappers, side-stapled, title ink-stamped on front cover, 8.5x11 inches oblong, 12 unnumbered leaves printed on one side only.
GOOD condition, a light vertical crease at the cover's spine from being opened, age toning as normal (not acid free paper), else tight, bright, clean and clear. A nice, presentable copy.
LIMITED, SIGNED, FIRST EDITION - SCARCE with the WARM INSCRIPTION.
About ANN LAUTERBACH (from Wikipedia):
******Ann Lauterbach, b.1942, is an American professor and poet. Her most recent book of poetry is SPELL (Penguin Books, 2018). Her book OR TO BEGIN AGAIN (Penguin, 2009) was nominated for the National Book Award. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the New York State Foundation for the Arts, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, and in 1995, was awarded the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship (the Genius Award).
Lauterbach has taught at Brooklyn College, Columbia University, the Iowa Writers Workshop, Princeton University, the City College of New York, and is currently Schwab Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College, where she is also co-chair of writing in the Milton Avery School of the Arts.
Ann Lauterbach lives in Germantown, New York.******