WORDS FOR THE WIND: The Collected Verse of Theodore Roethke.
Edition: First US printing.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1958. dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes his1953 Pulitzer prize winning 'The Waking' , selections from 'The Lost Son.' 'Praise to the End,' and 38 poems never before published in the US - Winner of the National Book Award. Dustjacket praise from Edith Sitwell (who called his poems 'amongst the most remarkable and original poems written by any young poet, American or English, in our age.'), Louise Bogan, W. H. Auden and others.
Condition: Very near fine in a very good- dustjacket (tear on front cover of the dj, where the gutter would be, short closed tears to the upper corner of the back cover.) Still an attractive copy of an important book.