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THE BEAUTY OF THE HUSBAND, a fictional essay in 29 tangos

By: Carson, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017601

ISBN: 0-375-40804-5

Condition: Near Fine


"An essay on Keats's idea that beauty is truth, and is also the story of a marriage." Brick boards w/maroon cloth backstrip w/gilt spine lettering, 147 pages (including notes). A hint of general wear, in dust jacket w/light wear to spine ends, scuff/rubbing to bottom right spine edge/bottom left corner of front panel. View more info

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GRIEF LESSONS, Four Plays by Euripides

By: Carson, Anne (translator)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, New York Review Books / NYRB: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016649

ISBN: 1-59017-180-2

Condition: Near Fine


First printing w/complete number sequence. Contains "Herakles," "Hekabe," "Hippolytos," and "Alkestis," four tragedies by Euripides translated by Carson, with introductions. Also contains two essays, "Tragedy: A Curious Art Form," and "Why I Wrote Two Plays About Phaidra." Grey boards w/cranberry spine lettering, 312 pages. Bottom corners bumped, in lightly scuffed first state dust jacket w/bumped bottom corners. Dust jacket in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Blue of Distance

By: Carson, Anne, Kevin Finneran and Rebecca Solnit

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Aspen, Aspen Art Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018115

ISBN: 0934324700

Condition: As New


Text by Finneran, Carson and Solnit, and photography and art by Vija Celmins, Jason Dodge, Félix González-Torres, Roni Horn, Marie Jager, Catherine Opie, Paul Ramirez Jonas, Cy Twombly and Cerith Wyn Evans examine the colour blue's distinctive connection to such things as absence, distance and desire. 120 pages. An unread copy still sealed in publisher's shrink wrap. View more info

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Antigonick

By: Sophokles, and Anne Carson (translated by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions Publishing Corporation: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (initialed) by Carson, on title page

Seller ID: 017863

ISBN: 0811219577

Condition: Near Fine


According to New Directions, Carson's translation is "a combined visual and textual experience," and gives the work "an entirely fresh language and presentation, making the fundamentally human issues of death and honor, family and morality as relevant as ever." Hand-lettered text by Carson, with Stone's illustrations printed on translucent vellum pages overlaying the text. Initialed/dated (2012) by Carson. 178 pages. Bumped top corners/bottom spine corners/edges. A near pristine, unread copy. View more info