The Oboe Player and Other Poems, James Weil, SIGNED, 1961, 47/1000, Fine w/VG DJ

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The Oboe Player and other poems
James L. Weil
The Golden Quill Press
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Notes: A Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket, Near Fine overall, SIGNED, First Edition, no. 47 of 1000 copies printed, 8vo, 7 3/4" x 5 1/2." Gray cloth-covered boards backed with green leather in a white paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering on book spine and gilt illustration of an oboe on front cover. Green lettering on dust jacket spine and green lettering and illustration of an oboe on front panel. Covers pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket has light to moderate age toning, offsetting on inside of spine, a few small marks, and a few bumps to top and bottom edges, else clean and intact. Dust jacket not price-clipped. Pages pristine and intact. SIGNED by author James L. Weil in black ink on back colophon. Black-and-white calling card of James L. Weil laid in. 63 pp. A collection of poems by James L. Weil (1929-2006), an American poet and founder of the Elizabeth Press. The Elizabeth Press was a major publisher of American poetry in the 1960s and 1970s. Back colophon: "Of this first edition of _The Oboe Player_ one thousand copies have been printed from Granjon types on Antique book paper, #47, James L. Weil." Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.