The Harp-Weaver and Other Poems

Hard Cover. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1924. Good.


First edition, third printing, with publisher's code B-Y to copyright indicated publication date in February 1924. Publisher's black vertically ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt to front board and spine. A good copy with toning to gilt, wear to extremities and chipping to spine ends, bookplate and ownership signature to front pastedown, rear hinge starting. Yost 19. The Harp-Weaver and Other Poems is a collection of sixty-eight of Millay's poems, many of which were previously unpublished in book form. Specifically, this volume includes "My Heart, Being Hungry," "The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver," "Memory of Cape Cod," and "A Visit to the Asylum," in addition to nearly forty untitled sonnets. Notably, the "The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver," first published in 1922, won Millay the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923.


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