signed first edition
1973 · New York
by Koch, Kenneth
New York: Random House, 1973. First Edition, First Printing. Small 8vo (7 1/2 x 4 5/8 inches; 190 x 118 mm), viii, 257 pages, in mustard-colored cloth, purple titles to spine, in a stunning dust jacket designed by Larry Rivers.INSCRIBED by Kenneth Koch on the half title: "To Franklin / with no chance of [circles the title: A Change of Hearts] / with best wishes / and thanks / Kenneth (Koch) / Providence, 1974."A collection of dramatic works by Kenneth Koch (1925-2002), mostly featuring plays but also including films. Koch was a well-known poet closely associated with the New York School of poetry, so this volume represents an interesting insight into his theatre and film works. With a fabulous, stunning dust jacket designed by artist Larry Rivers.
CONDITION: Pages heavily toned, as usual with this volume, some soiling to cloth edges and to end papers. A Very Good copy in a Very Good dust jacket that has some creases to both the front and rear flaps. Original price of $6.95 intact on front flap.
(Inventory #: 1688)