ID# 21789 Tell Me, Tell Me:. Marianne Moore.
Tell Me, Tell Me:
[Poetry] [Inscribed]

Tell Me, Tell Me: Granite, Steel, and Other Topics: New Poems and Prose

New York: Viking Press, 1967. Stated second printing February 1967 (1 of 3000 copies) and is considered one of her finest works. This is personalized by two things: an inscription and a correction. She wrote "To my Dragoman from Sonoma / Affectionately Marianne. / December 26, 1967" and also drew a line through "To" on pg. 54 so as to read (only) "Dr. Henry W. Noss". Original gray marbled paper and turquoise cloth with bright silver stamped lettering to spine, blindstamped "M M" initials to cover. Brilliant blue and black dust jacket with photo of Brooklyn Bridge designed by M.B. Glick. [ABBOTT A30.2] From the books of David Pleydell-Bouverie (1911—1994), descendant of Earl of Radnor, famed English architect, married to Ava Alice Muriel Astor, and owner of The Bouverie Preserve of Audubon Canyon Ranch. Mr. Pleydell-Bouverie often tipped in items pertaining to the author or book. This is one such example.

9 x 6". 57 pp. Tiny chipping to top and bottom with some foxing to inner and top of dustjacket, slight foxing to top text block, rub to bottom spine, else Very Good or better copy in like dustjacket-all in all, a bright signed copy.

ID# 21789


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