NY: Scribners, 1954. Hardcover. 8vo. 179pp. First edition. Very good in like jacket. Handsomely signed and inscribed by Harry Duncan on the title page of his section.
Top board corners lightly bumped/softened. Some light whitish spotting to board cloth, esp. on rear board. Off-setting along interior endpaper gutters. In a price-clipped jacket with light browning to spine panel and flap edges, with light wear and a few small portions of loss at spine ends.
Duncan was a longtime hand printer, mostly under the auspices of his Cunningham Press, and notably brought out the first volume of Robert Lowell's poems. In addition to his original work, this volume contains his translations from Rilke, Baudelaire, and Apollinaire. This title also notable for being May Swenson's first book. The first of eight volumes in the "Poets of Today" series.