(Literature). 6 vols. Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning Poets: Signed Copies:
Ashbery, John. Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, Poems. New York: Viking, (1975). First edition. 8vo, original cloth and boards, dust jacket. Light shelf wear. Inscribed to Jerry [Jerome] Shestack, dated, "November 30, 1984," and signed by John Ashbery on 1/2 title. * - -. Selected Poems. New York: Viking, (1985). First edition. 8vo, original cloth and boards, dust jacket (some creasing, chipping at corners and edges). Presentation copy, inscribed, dated and signed by John Ashbery on title page, "for Jerry/ ' we get lost in life,/ but life Knows where/ we are.'/ John Ashbery/ 3-22-87." * Brodsky, Joseph. A Part of Speech. New York: Farrar. Straus. Giroux, (1982). Second printing. 8vo, original stiff wrappers. Minor wear. Presentation copy, inscribed to Jennifer Shestack, dated, "March 28 [19]87 Philadelphia," and signed by Joseph Brodsky on half title. * - -. Less than One, Selected Essays. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1986). First edition. 8vo, original cloth and boards, dust jacket. Light shelf wear. Presentation copy, inscribed to Jerry Shestack and signed by Joseph Brodsky on title page. * Milosz, Czeslaw. Selected Poems. New York: Continuum, (1981). 8vo, original boards, dust jacket (a few small chips at edges, slightly dusty). Signed by Czeslaw Milosz on front free endpaper recto. * The Separate Notebooks. New York: Ecco, (1984). First English-language edition. 8vo, original cloth and boards, dust jacket. Light edge wear. Inscribed to Jerry [Jerome Shestack], dated and signed on front freeendpaper recto. Shestack, Jerome, 1923 - 2011, distinguished American Jurist, President of the American Bar Association, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Commission on Civil Rights.
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