Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1972. First Edition. Item #6028
Limited Issue, one of three copies specially bound and designated for the printer, binder, and publisher's files, this one marked "Binder's Copy" and signed by author on the colophon. Octavo (23.5cm); pictorial paper-covered boards and orange cloth backstrip, with title label mounted to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; ,7-139,pp. Fine in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine dustjacket. A substantial collection of poems by the editor of the Surrealist magazine View. Many of these first appeared in the pages of Caravel, Blues, New Directions, VVV, Transition, and The Virginia Spectator. "He creates the wonder, the wit, and the erotic beauty that have made surrealism the most significant of all modern influences upon poetry" (From the introduction). Morrow and Cooney 119c.