Johnson, Kimberly Leviathan with a Hook Persea Books, New York, 2002, Cloth, , First Edition, ISBN 0892552824 , Fine /Fine
69 pp. Author's first book. Johnson's poems have appeared in numerous magazines and journals, including The New Yorker, Pequod, and The New England Review. She has received the Eisner Prize in Poetry, the Merton Prize for Poetry of the Sacred, and the Cook Prize. 'Come loose your dogs on me-- / I've slipped through the gate. / I impersonate dogwood, / lupine, hound's tongue, anything / blue and fragrant of petal.'--from ''The Dogs of Spring.''
The Paula Peyraud Collection: Samuel Johnson & Women Writers in Georgian Society.An Auction Report by Maureen E. Mulvihill as published in
Eighteenth-Century Studies, Fall 2009, with 8 images and a list of selected buyers,
prices & new locations of the Peyraud properties.
A pdf of the published report may be downloaded here: http://www.ilab.org/download.php?object=documentation&id=81
‘DARK LADY’ OF RARE BOOK COLLECTORS,
PAULA FENTRESS PEYRAUD (CHAPPAQUA, NY, 1947 ~ 2008).
Peyraud Collection Auction, May 2009, Bloomsbury Auctions N.Y.
483 Lots (books, manuscripts, images). Sales total: $1.6 million,
including premium. Photograph, Margie Van Dyke.
Bookplate from Peyraud copy of Frances Burney’s Cecilia,
(lot 218, buyer McGill University). Bookplate bears inscribed
initials (“FCP - EKP”), being the collector’s
grandparents Frank C. Peyraud & Elizabeth Krysler Peyraud,
both visual artists (see “Peyraud,” Benezit, vol.
10, 2006 edition).
Anthology of English Literature: Middle English Literature (1350-1485) | Sixteenth Century Renaissance English Literature (1485-1603) | Early 17th Century English Literature (1603-1660) | English Literature: Restoration and 18th Century (1660-1785)“ In this Work when it shall be found that
much is omitted, let it not be forgotten
that much likewise is performed.”