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Lot #436: First Edition of Sylvia Plath's Poem ''A Winter Ship'' -- One of Only 60 Copies Extant, Personally Owned by Sylvia Plath


Scarce copy of Sylvia Plath's first separately published work, ''A Winter Ship'', describing a Bostonian wharf in winter with precise and evocative detail. Edinburgh: The Tragara Press, 1960. Plath was reportedly delighted with the design of the booklet, which is one of only 60 copies, each listing the title of the poem without her authorship. Two page poem is printed on a sheet on laid paper with deckled edge, housed in marbled wrappers with title label pasted on front. Measures 5.5'' x 8.625''. Light wear, overall near fine condition. Originally owned by Sylvia Plath, and from the estate of Frieda Hughes.
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