The Animal Inside
  • The Animal Inside


    Josephine Jacobsen.


    Ohio University Press: 1966. First edition, with a signed Christmas card laid-in, former copy of the historian Page Smith, Santa Cruz icon and creator of the People's History series. Hardcover in dust jacket. Very good, exterior of the cloth boards and underside of the jacket are moderately foxed. 


    A precise and unflinching powerhouse, Jacobsen was a recipient of the Robert Frost Medal for a lifetime of achievement in poetry.


    "The animal inside the animal 

    is motionless or moves. At midnight, paces.

    Almost ambushed in the mirror."