PLATH (SYLVIA) Collected Poems. Edited by Ted Hughes, PRESENTATION COPY FROM TED HUGHES, inscribed "For Oona and Terence [McCaughey] with much love from Ted, January 1982" above a note citing mistakes on 3 pages (with corresponding corrections within the text itself), Faber and Faber, 1981

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Lot 392
PLATH (SYLVIA)
Collected Poems. Edited by Ted Hughes, PRESENTATION COPY FROM TED HUGHES, inscribed "For Oona and Terence [McCaughey] with much love from Ted, January 1982" above a note citing mistakes on 3 pages (with corresponding corrections within the text itself), Faber and Faber, 1981

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The Property of Frieda Hughes
PLATH (SYLVIA)
Collected Poems. Edited by Ted Hughes, PRESENTATION COPY FROM TED HUGHES, inscribed "For Oona and Terence [McCaughey] with much love from Ted, January 1982" above a note citing mistakes on 3 pages (with corresponding corrections within the text itself), small black ink dash beside several poem titles in the listing of Plath's own prepared order of the "Ariel" poems on p.295, publisher's cloth, dust-jacket (rubbed with a few small creases) [Tabor A26a.1], 8vo, Faber and Faber, 1981

Footnotes

  • Sylvia Plath's Collected Poems, edited by Hughes, won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1981. This copy is inscribed by Hughes to his close friends Oona and Terence McCaughey. The latter, whom he had met at Cambridge University in 1951, was to read the address at Hughes's funeral. In this copy Hughes has corrected printing errors in three places.
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