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Crossing the Water

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Crossing the Water, Sylvia Plath. Faber and Faber, 1971. Second UK printing. 

Vintage hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket has some tanning, small stains, and scuffs to cover. Unclipped. Blue boars have some light wear along edges. Binding is tight. Some tanning to inside cover and first free endpaper (front and back). No markings. Very good condition. 

Published posthumously in 1971, Crossing the Water is Plath's collection of transitional poems that were written while she wrote the collection for her best known collection, Ariel (1965).

“What am I doing
with a lung full of dust
and a tongue of wood,
Knee-deep in the cold
swamped by flowers?"

— Sylvia Plath, from "Leaving Early,” Crossing the Water. (1971).