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Mummy Took Cooking Lessons and Other Poems

By: Ciardi, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 11845

ISBN: 0395533511

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition, 1st printing hardcover in yellow cloth boards has sharp tips and barely bumped spine ends. 52 pp text is flawless. No names, tears or soil. Not exlib. Unclipped dj is a bit tatty at edges, now in new mylar and displays very well. Merle Nacht's humorous and sophisticated illustrations complement perfectly this wonderful group of new poems. The masterful Ciardi can make you feel the cold weight of a lemonade pitcher in your lap in "Lemonade for Sale" of the sadness of the passage of time in "The Milkman Comes at Four in the Morning View more info