[Columbia, Missouri]: Sutton Hoo Press, 1997. Limited Edition. Hardcover. One of "between 65 and 80 copies", unnumbered, folio size,  pp. Fine. Item #CNJL129
A collection of twenty-one poems by Lynne McMahon, Professor Emerita at the University of Missouri; her work has appeared in multiple highly regarded periodicals, including "The New Yorker", "Rolling Stone", and "The Atlantic Monthly", among numerous others. This work explores the wide arena of human experience; as the publisher of one of her works stated, she "has a genius for making sense, and poetry, of the ordinary, for 'transforming the least promising dross into aspects for intricate contemplation' ". McMahon's work has won her awards such as grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, and the Missouri Arts Council.
___DESCRIPTION: Bound in terra cotta coloured cloth ornamented only with one small gold dot on the lower end of the shelfback, title page in black and terra cotta, text is in black with terra cotta calligraphic initials designed by Cheryl Jacobsen, designed and printed by Chad Oness with the help of Laurie Hamblin, Bryce Oates, and Gregory Hardwick; Dante types, Rives Light papers, folio size (13" by 5"), 32 unnumbered pages, per the colophon "between 65 and 80 copies" were to be printed, all unnumbered.
___CONDITION: Fine, the binding is clean and unrubbed, the text block strong with solid hinges, the interior is clean and bright, and the volume is free of prior owner markings; crisp, as new.
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