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HUGHES, Ted. Wodwo.

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HUGHES, Ted. Wodwo. London: Faber and Faber, 1967.

8vo. Original grey cloth with red cloth spine, gilt lettering direct to spine; original unclipped red, black and white dustwrapper; boards a little bumped at corners; some offsetting to end papers; previous bookshop sticker to rear paste down, else clean internally; wrapper with some small nicks to head and foot of spine; a little rubbed and darkened to spine; still very good.
First edition, signed by Hughes 'Greetings, Ted Hughes' to the ffep.
The book which marked Hughes's return to writing for adults after seven years and which is a unique interweaving of prose, drama and poetry. 3000 copies were printed. Hughes described this work "as a single adventure...a descent into destruction".
Scarce signed.

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