Boston: An Atlantic Monthly Press Book, Little, Brown and Company, 1970.
First American Edition, 1st Printing. Paperback. 8 1/2" X 5 1/8". 79pp. Stated first American edition. Moderate wear to paper wraps designed by John Alcorn, with spine-adjacent creasing, rubbing to extremities, shallow scrape to rear wrap, and neat tear from creasing to rear wrap. Bump to top corner of text-block. Previous owner's stamp to title page. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. Published 15 years before The Handmaid's Tale, this is a presentable first American printing of this collection of 44 poems by Margaret Atwood, her fourth published volume of verse, published when she was 30 years of age, and published simultaneously with her first novel, The Edible Woman. Good. Item #8725