by Richard L. Tierney
Illustrations by Jason Van Hollander
Limited Edition Softcover - $80.00
OUT OF PRINT FROM THE PUBLISHER
Arkham House, 1981; 82 pp; limited to 1,030 copies. First Edition.
Collected Poems: Nightmares and Visions is a collection of poems by Richard L. Tierney. The poems had previously appeared in The Arkham Collector, Whispers, Nyctalops, Macabre and other magazines. Literary historian Don Herron has stated that the collection presents Tierney as "one of the most technically accomplished sonneteers of his generation, able to bring rhyming forms to bear on his own concerns, such as the especially nihilistic concluding poem "To the Hydrogen Bomb".
Book is solid and clean; covers are clean and shiny; corners sharp; gilt lettering on spine is bright; pages are clean and bright.
Overall, this is a fine copy of the book, w/o dust jacket as issued.