SLEEPING WITH ONE EYE OPEN. Mark Strand.
SLEEPING WITH ONE EYE OPEN.
SLEEPING WITH ONE EYE OPEN.

SLEEPING WITH ONE EYE OPEN.

(Stone Wall Press).
  • Iowa City, IA: Stone Wall Press, 1964.
  • 8vo
  • cloth
  • unpaginated

Price: $1,300.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 132901

One of 225 copies, of which this is the second issue with the Roman Numerials printed in black on the table of contents page. Printed by Kim Merker at the Stone Wall Press with Romanee type on Curtis Rag paper. Berger, Printing & the Mind of Merker, 16. Laugher p.551. The author's first book. This copy inscribed by Mark Strand on the colophon page. Spine faded, gilt lettering rubbed. Covers lightly soiled. Interior tight and bright. Lacking the very rare acetate wrapper. Mark Strand was a Pulitzer Prize winning author.

Mark Strand ( b.April 11, 1934 in Summerside, Prince Edward Island - d. November 29, 2014,New York) was a American man of letters. Strand who would go on to win many awards in his career including the Pulitzer Prize thought highly enough of this his first collection to include ten of these poems in his 1980 Selected Poems.