COME THE SWEET BY AND BY.
Edition: First printing.
Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1975. dj. Hardcover first edition - The poet's second book (her first was nominated for the National Book Award), and the first recipient of the Juniper Prize, an award granted yearly by the University of Massachusetts Press for an outstanding poetry manuscript. From the dust jacket: "The unifying theme of these poems," writes Ms. Lerman, "is getting by - no matter how strange, difficult, absurd or grievous are the circumstances you find yourself in, there must be a way to survive them. Many of these poems are love poems, written at the point where love stopped being easy. . " Small design on the colophon page by Barry Moser. 74 pp. ISBN: 0-870231944.
Condition: Very near fine in gold cloth in a like dustjacket.