Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1970. First Edition. Handsome edition of McClure's play, which opened on the second night of the Siege of Berkeley, May 16, 1969. The volume includes the poem "To James B. Rector," to whom the play was dedicated. Rector was killed in Berkeley on "Bloody Thursday" by Alameda County Sheriff deputies on May 19, 1969. Morrow & Cooney 77b. Item #2803
Deluxe Issue, one of 26 lettered copies specially bound, signed by the author with an original illustration, this being copy 'N'. Quarto (30.5cm); full burgundy calf, with titling and decorative elements stamped in gilt on front cover, and title label applied to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; pp. Touch of wear to lower board edges, else Fine in a lightly shelfworn, Near Fine dustjacket.