Self-Published. [ca. 1980s]. A collection of 14 poems, each poem titled with Connell's book titles, "selected and edited by Ruth Costello," although no other author is given. With a foreword by novelist Anne Lamott, the adoptive daughter of one of Costello's close friends, Mary Turnbull, a "literary champion and patron of the arts," and later a longtime bookstore owner in Marin County. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Near fine. Laid in is a printout of a 1985 Costello poem, "For Lama Anagarika Govinda," with a note in Matthiessen's hand on the verso. Softcover. Near Fine. (Inventory #: 032279)
Modern First Editions and Author Archives. We also deal in Native American Literature; Literature of the Beats, the Sixties and the Vietnam War; Latin American Literature; and Nature Writing, We like selling books with stories: unique copies of titles, such as association copies, that convey a specific moment in the book's history and add a human dimension exceeding even that of the author/reader connection.
Shipping & Return Policies
All books are First Editions or First American Editions in dust jackets unless otherwise noted and are returnable within 30 days.
You can be confident that when you make a purchase through ABAA.org, the item is sold by an ABAA member in full compliance with our Code of Ethics. Our sellers guarantee your order will be shipped promptly and that all items are as described. Buy with confidence through ABAA.org.