SWIAT / THE WORLD: A sequence of twenty poems in Polish, translated into English by the poet, with an introduction by Helen Vendler and a portrait of the poet in dry-point engraved by Jim Dine.

Price: $350.00

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Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher: Arion Press
Date Published:
Edition: Limited edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Book Id: 20646


60 pp., full-page dry point engraving on chine colle by Jim Dine; quarto (13.75 x 10 inches), brown cloth and yellow handmade paper over boards. (NB: the handmade paper contains other-colored fibers which at first glance appear to be stains but in fact are part of the unique quality of the paper).


Text in Polish and English on facing pages. Limited to 275 copies (250 for sale). Autographed by the author on the half-title page and by the artist on the leaf facing the engraved portrait.

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