The Hawk in the Rain

HUGHES, Ted

HUGHES, Ted The Hawk in the Rain

Faber & Faber, 1957.

First edition. Blue cloth in printed dustwrapper and wraparound band. A fine copy with a little foxing to the endpapers, in a superb, fine dustwrapper complete with the book society wraparound band. An exceptional copy.

The author's first book, printed in a print run of only 2000 copies, bearing the printed dedication "To Sylvia". It won the New York Poetry Centre First Publication Award, for which the judges were W. H. Auden, Stephen Spender and Marianne Moore, and the Somerset Maugham Award, and it was acclaimed by every reviewer from A. Alvarez to Edwin Muir.

Stock ID: 35494

£950.00

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