The Prairie Press, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 63pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] 1/4 brown cloth with decorative paper over boards. Title in gilt on the spine. Minor foxing to top and fore-edge of text block. Boards and pages are clean and bright. Dust jacket has light sunning to spine and a 1/4" tear at top edge repaired with neat piece of tape on verso. Very Good / Very good. Item #64742
Inscribed by the author on the title page: "Signed for ___ 2/19/80 / Wendell Berry."
Wendell Berry has woven into his third volume of poetry "a vital sense of family, a rare feeling of the continuity of life through generations, and an affirmation of the goodness and rigorousness of life."