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POETRY Magazine: Collection of 47 Issues, All Featuring Billy Collins

by Poetry Magazine, Billy Collins

Price: $100.00
from: Bay Leaf Used & Rare Books, ABAA


  • Seller Inventory #: 40
  • Format: Paperback
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Poetry Foundation
  • Place: Chicago
  • Date published: 1988-2008

Chicago: Poetry Foundation, 1988-2008. Paperback. Very Good. Chicago: Poetry Foundation, 1988-2008. Paperback. Very Good. A collection of 47 issues of Poetry Magazine, all featuring the poet Billy Collins. Please see our photo of this lot on the listing page. The issues include: April 1988 (Collins' first appearance in this journal) and Oct. 1988; Jan. and March 1989; Jan. and Aug. 1990; Oct. and Dec. 1991; Jan. and July 1992; Jan., March and Aug. 1993; Jan., Feb., Sept. and Oct. 1994; Jan., April and Aug. 1995; Feb., June and Sept. 1996; Feb., Aug. and Dec. 1998; Feb. and June 1999; Feb., April and Dec. 2000; March and Aug. 2001; Feb. 2002; May, June and Nov. 2003; May and Nov. 2004; April and July/Aug. 2005; July/August 2006; Feb. and July/Aug. 2007; and July/Aug. and Nov. 2008. All of the issues from the 2000s are in very good condition, with faint wear to the wraps, or fine condition. Six of the 2000s have mailing labels on the front cover. The issues from the 1980s and '90s are in good condition, but have some more wear to the covers and edges and 21 issues have mailing labels. The march 1989 issues has some creases and small tears on the cover; The Dec. 1991 cover has spotting and scuffing on the front cover; and the Sept. 1994 cover has a spot of skinning where a mailing label was roughly removed. Several have a perfume-type smell and a few have a very light cigarette smoke smell. Poetry magazine charges $10 each for available back issues, so this is an economical way to complete your Collins collection. NOT ex-library.