Civil Poems [Inscribed to Noam & Carol Chomsky]. Josephine MILES.

Civil Poems [Inscribed to Noam & Carol Chomsky]

[Berkeley]: Oyez, 1966. First Edition. One of 500 copies (along with an additional 40 copies, uncut, for use of the author). Slim octavo (21.5cm); original printed card wrappers, stapled; [20]pp. Inscribed by the author to Noam and Carol Chomsky on the title page: "To the Chomsky's – sitting in! Josephine Miles." Subtle toning and a few tiny stains to wrappers; contents clean; Very Good+.

Miles's 19th book, a slim collection of poems. A compelling association copy, inscribed to American linguist and poitical activist Noam Chomsky the year he delivered the Beckman Lectures at U.C. Berkeley, where Miles was the first woman tenured at the English department. Chomsky's Beckman Lectures were assembled and published in 1968 as Language and Mind. LEPPER, p.323.

Price: $200.00

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