NY: Noonday Press, . First Edition. Signed presentation from Marshall on the front endpaper, to American poet Denise Levertov: "For Denise Levertov- with admiration and good wishes- Lenore Marshall."
Marshall was a founder in 1956 and life-long member of the Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy. In 1971, she helped to found and was codirector, with nuclear physicist Charles E. Goodell, of the Committee for Nuclear Responsibility, an organization committed to enhancing public awareness of the dangers of nuclear power. he Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, established in 1975 by The American Academy of Poets, awards a $25,000 prize in recognition of the most outstanding book of poetry published in the United States in the previous calendar year. Denise Levertov was the second awardee of the Marshall Prize in 1977 for her book “The Freeing Of The Dust.” Books signed by Marshall are uncommon. With Levertov's small embossed name and address label tipped to the bottom of the front flap of the dust jacket. 8vo., embossed brown boards in dust jacket; 92 pages. Item #56749
Fine (covers nice; contents clean & tight); very minor wear & fade d/j.