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THE BOOK OF NEW POEMS: 1944 - Edited by Oscar Williams Contents: A collection of the New Poems of 1944, with poems of American and British verse, and by the men in the Armed Forces of England and America. A very interesting take on the typical 'Poetry Anthology' book, as Williams identifies with poets in the Armed Forces such as 'Sergeant Karl Shapiro', among others. Partial listing of poets included: Conrad Aiken, W.H. Auden, John Berryman, John Peale Bishop, E. E. Cummings, Robert Frost, Robinson Jeffers, Archibald MacLeish, Marianne Moore, Wallace Stevens, Dylan Thomas, including other 'Armed Forces' listings of poets. Book Description: New York: Howell Soskin Publishers, 1944. First Edition. Tan cloth hardcloth, in dust jacket. Measures 5-3/8" x 7-3/4" tall. 330 pp. Full contents section in front, and biographical notes and portrait pictures of authors in back of book. Condition: Overall, very good condition, with flaws noted: Board corners bumped. Dust jacket edges chipped and worn. Head and tail of dj spine chipped. Previous owner has taped DJ to covers with three spots per cover - I have not attempted to remove the tape. From what I can tell, cloth covers appear fine. Interior contents tight. Previous owner's name written on ffep. No interior writing present. Some pencil erasure marks on rear endpaper. Not ex-library. I also have available by Oscar Williams: The War Poets, New Poems: 1940, New Poems: 1942, and Book of New Poems: 1943. Please take a look at my store to view my other numerous Poetry items: HTTP://STORES..COM/NORTHWEST-BOOK-BUYER HTTP://WWW.NWPRESSBOOKS.COM PAYMENT POLICY: Buyer to complete payment within seven (7) days of a winning sale. All payments to be made in US Dollars. Payment by Paypal is preferred. SHIPPING POLICY: INSURANCE: Optional; however I will not be responsible for uninsured items which are damaged or lost. Items over 100 will have insurance required. When possible, multiple items will be packaged together to reduce shipping charges. I will gladly hold previously won purchases for up to seven (7) days if you want to bid on other sales and combine shipping. INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS: Please contact me for a shipping quote, as options are available for inexpensive services. PAYPAL UNCONFIRMED ADDRESSES: I am unable to ship to unconfirmed addresses. If you have an unconfirmed address, please take the time to confirm it within Paypal prior to paying for your item. I will cancel your order and refund your Paypal payment if you proceed to pay and have an unconfirmed address. RETURN POLICY: (BID WITH CONFIDENCE!) Prior notice is expected within 7 days of receiving the item. Return within 14 days in the same condition that they left my store. Buyer is required to ship using delivery confirmation. Buyer is responsible for the cost of return shipping unless the reason for the return is a mistake in the listing. Autographs are unconditionally guaranteed authentic in perpetuity. For items with no listing errors, a 10% restocking fee will be charged. This is my ironclad return policy, which protects both buyer and seller.