Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1978. First Edition. Attractive copy of the second installment in Everson's "The Crooked Lines of God" trilogy. The holograph poem is untitled, though Everson states it is "from Gethsemani", written on Holy Thursday, 1978. Uncommon in the deluxe issue. Morrow & Cooney 306d. Item #3547
Deluxe Issue, one of 50 numbered copies specially bound and signed by the author, each with an original holograph poem (this being copy no.5). Octavo (23.5cm); photo-illustrated paper-covered boards and paisley patterned cloth backstrip, with title label applied to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket and slipcase; 346,pp. Fine in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine dustjacket, with the publisher's review slip laid in; cloth slipcase shows mild wear and handling; Very Good+.