Columbia University Press, 1968. Item #1035
Printed cloth over boards with printed dust jacket. Jacket drawing by Donald E. Munson, photograph of the poet by Vito Giacalone. This is the first book to win the Frank O’Hara Award for Poetry and is inscribed to Ron Padgett and family, Dec. 7, 1968. Padgett would later co-edit Ceravolo’s book The Green Lake is Awake. The book is in fine condition, bright, clean, crisp with sharp corners. The jacket is very good with moderate shelf wear, a 1/4 in. tear to rear panel near spine and a couple of minor bends to the rear panel.