Poetry Luncheon Mrs. Arthur F. Burns (Helen Burns) June 19, 1973. authors.

Poetry Luncheon Mrs. Arthur F. Burns (Helen Burns) June 19, 1973

No Place: No publisher, 1973. Wraps. Good. Item #016883

No publisher, place or date. Yellow thin card stock wrappers tied with a single ribbon at the upper left corner. 72 pp., printed on single sides only. A collection of poetry from poets around the world, both recent and historical. No information as to this luncheon is found within the booklet, although a New York Times article from November, 1975 briefly discusses a poetry luncheon held by Helen Burns, in which she states of her love of poetry and desire to share it with her friends. At this 1975 luncheon children and poets were invited to read the selected poems, and it was held at the Watergate complex. No indication as to whether this 1973 luncheon was similar. Helen Burns was the spouse of Arthur F. Burns, who served in the US Government in a variety of positions, serving as the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve from 1970 to 1978. Poetry in this collection is selected from countries around the world, ranging from England to Japan, Korea and many other places. It includes mostly well known poets. GOOD+ condition. Minor toning and soiling to the covers. Minor creasing along the lower edge.

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