New York: David Lewis, Inc., 1970. First Edition Thus.
Small Quarto (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches; 250 x 157 mm), 196 pages, in publisher's brown cloth, titles in gilt to spine, in an illustrated, unclipped dust jacket.
SIGNED by Edward Dahlberg on the half title, a Festschrift celebrating the life of the prolific essayist and novelist, who lived from 1900 to 1977. With a staggering number of contributors, such as Anthony Burgess, Josephine Herbst, Allen Tate, August Derleth, Thomas Merton, Muriel Rukeyser, Jack Kerouac, and many others. The book first appeared as TriQuarterly 20 in Fall 1970. SCARCE SIGNED.
CONDITION: Slight fading to spine but internally clean, bright, and unmarked. The unclipped dust jacket shows fading to the extremities and spine, a couple of nicks to the jacket flaps, and soiling to the lower panel. Near Fine in a Very Good or better dust jacket. Item #2098