Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1993. Poems. First Edition. Hardcover. This is copy #14 of 25 numbered & signed by Ai; in each of these special copies she has written out a poem in holograph. In this copy, she has copied "Lyndon Johnson's Prayer at the Vietnam Memorial", a long poem of 40 lines which fills the entire front flyleaf, with 9 lines spilling over onto the overleaf. (The poem is not included in the text). 5th book by the author of CRUELTY, SIN, FATE, and KILLING FLOOR. Laid into the book is a friendly handwritten note from Ai to this bookseller. These privately issued author-created limited editions by Ai are seldom seen on the market. 8vo red cloth. Very fine in very fine unclipped dj.
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