New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1971. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #27261
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, . First Thus, Limited to 1000 copies of which this is no. 493. Slim quarto; publisher's cloth in white pictorial dust jacket retaining original price ($5.95); pp.; illus. throughout. Brief faint soil to upper jacket panel, margins and cloth a bit yellowed, light shelf wear, vertical crease along front flap, contemporary ownership signature to front free endpaper, else a Near Fine copy in Very Good jacket. Signed by the illustrator on colophon in rear.
Attractive and strikingly-illustrated limited edition of this collection of poems published to mark the hundredth anniversary of their composition as well as to draw comparison to the ongoing war in Vietnam: "The poems and parts of poems Antonio Frasconi presents here, along with his woodcuts interpreting them, deal specifically with themes that preoccupy most Americans: war's bitterness, the wasted deaths of young men" (rear jacket flap).