THE WOMAN AT THE WASHINGTON ZOO with a Complete MANUSCRIPT of His Poem "A War" Randall JARRELL.

THE WOMAN AT THE WASHINGTON ZOO with a Complete MANUSCRIPT of His Poem "A War"

New York: Atheneum, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. His fourth book. INSCRIBED on the verso of the front blank and SIGNED by the poet "To David Rogers/with all best wishes/from/Randall Jarrell." On the facing page Jarrell has also written out the complete short but powerful poem, "A War," first published in NATION in 1951 and not collected in a book until his SELECTED POEMS of 1955: "A War/There set out, slowly, for a Different World,/At four, on winter mornings, different legs .../You can't break eggs without making an omelette/--That's what they tell the eggs." Near Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper. Item #020262

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