LARKIN, PHILIP. 1922-1985.
The North Ship. London: The Fortune Press, .
8vo. 36 pp. Original black cloth; dust jacket. Jacket flap corners clipped and with a touch of sunning to spine panel, upper cloth corners very slightly bumped; about fine and partially unopened.
FIRST EDITION OF THE POET'S FIRST BOOK, first binding. An excellent copy of this slim and rare work. It is thought that the first printing did not exceed 500 copies. Bloomfield A1.
- Binding is variant pinkish-red cloth, not black.