Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. 54pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Decorative blue paper covered boards with a silver stamped title on the spine, and a blind stamped title on the front cover. Near fine. In a very good dust jacket, with subtle rubbing and yellowing. There are several small chips and short closed tears in the edges. Item #35685
Inscribed by the author on the front free endsheet. From the dust jacket- "This collection of twenty-four poems reveals the range and power of a young Southern poet whose work is characterized by a tensile strength and a coldly factual style which beneath the surface carries great passion."