New York: New Directions, . Paperback. Small 8vo. Stiff glossy pictorial wrappers. 248pp. Near fine. Teensiest bit of spotting to outer page edges. Item #48767
A tight and attractive first softbound edition of this collection by the late prolific American poet (1926-2005), who boldly inscribes and signs the title page "for Bill Pauly / With my best, / Robert Creeley / 5/1/99." Pauly (1942-2021), who signs the inner front wrapper, was an Iowa academic and poet especially well known for his haikus.