On the Slain Collegians: Selections from the Poems of Herman Melville. Herman Melville, Antonio Frasconi, poems, woodcuts.

On the Slain Collegians: Selections from the Poems of Herman Melville

First Printing. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5183

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1972. Stated First Printing following a signed limited edition. Octavo; unpaginated. Woodcut illustrations by Frasconi throughout. Illustrated dust jacket has original "$4.95" price; book in blindstamped black cloth with silver lettering to spine.

Dedicated to the four victims from the Kent State shootings and two victims from the Jackson State College shootings. From the estate of William Safire.

Jacket shows light edgewear but no chips or tears. Boards are square with a bit of fingerprinting at top and bottom front corners. Binding is sound.

Price: $40.00