London: Faber and Faber, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. 5 3/8 X 8 1/4 Inches. 43 PP. Very Good / Very Good. Item #4239
Original purple cloth clean and bright. Original price of "12s. 6d." intact on front flap. Light wear to DJ edges and spine. Hint of offsetting to endpapers. A very attractive copy. Signed by author and poet Donald Lehmkuhl on the FFEP. From the Lehmkuhl collection.
Donald Lehmkuhl, author of The Woman in the Moon (Doubleday, 1986), The Flights of Icarus, Mantua and others was a graduate of Columbia University. He travelled extensively and resided in Cambridge, Paris, London and New York in the 1950’s and 60’s. His poetry appeared in The Transatlantic Review, The Columbia Review, Best Poems of 1956, The Partisan Review and The Second Coming among others. His short stories appeared in MALE magazine and The Columbia University Forum among others. Lehmkuhl is well-known for having written the text for tour programs for the band “YES” as a band biographer of sorts. Having secured a portion of his book and manuscript collection, I can tell you that his interest in both drugs and poetry were vastly represented….