First Edition. Very Good / Near Fine. Item #4723
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. Stated First Edition. Inscribed by the author on half-title page to previous owner: "New York City. Dec 18, '91 / For Harold Herman / With Hope for poetry / + for our lives. / Philip Levine." Illustrated dust jacket with original $24 price; book in black boards with blindstamped lettering to front and gilt to spine. Light shelfwear along edges of jacket, but no chips or tears. Tight and sturdy in binding. Two small smudges on fore-edge, but interior is clean and unmarked.