The Colossus

Sylvia Plath


Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1967. First American Edition, Second Printing. Hardcover with illustrated Dust Jacket. 84pp., 5.5 x 8.5 inches

Near Fine with only minor fading to the spine and faint rubbing to the jacket. The green cloth boards remain exceptionally bright and sharp. Interior is clean and bright.

Second printing of the only volume of poetry published before the author’s death in 1963. Revised from the first edition published by Heinemann, London in 1960, with ten poems omitted, which was Plath’s preferred presentation.