HEROES & HEROINES: Poems
Edition: First printing.
New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1946) dj. Hardcover first edition - Poet's first book, published shortly after his service in the Army during World War II. Illustrated with drawings by Irwin Touster. Whittemore was the United States Poet Laureate twice and, as a student at Yale, he was a co-founding editor of the small and influential literary magazine Furioso. 80 pp plus final drawing.
Condition: Very good in in magenta cloth with blue lettering in a fair only black dust jacket with rubbing and wear to the edges and folds, tape repair at top of dj spine (prev owner's address label) .
Book ID: 79680
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