C Press, 1965. Item #3220
Side-stapled mimeograph, 8 1/2 x 11 in. Cover by Rosemary Ceravolo. Published by Ted Berrigan's C Press, this is the first edition of the poet's first book.
In 1959, Ceravolo enrolled in Kenneth Koch's poetry workshop at The New School for Social Research, after completing a degree in civil engineering and returning from Army service abroad. Three years after this first publication, he was published by Columbia University Press and awarded the first Frank O'Hara Award for poetry.
Very good plus with light toning to extremities, 1/2 in. tear to bottom of front cover. Scarce.