The Trouble with Francis
(Amherst), The University of Massachusetts Press, 1971. The poet's autobiography. Inscribed by the author to anthropologist and ecologist Peter Farb and his wife, artist Oriole Farb [later Feshbach]. With a 1973 typed note signed laid in to Peter, thanking him for the "striking photographic study" and saying how much he enjoyed the chat with him and Oriole and Stanley Kunitz. Also laid in are: a 1973 New York Times clipping about Francis; a review of two of Francis' books, including this one, from Harpers Monthly; and an offprint of Francis' "The Satirical Rogue Returns" from the Spring 1970 Virginia Quarterly Review. The offprint is folded vertically; the book is fine in a very good dust jacket with only mild sunning and edge wear. A nice association copy with some interesting ephemera. [#032768] SOLD
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