New York: Doubleday, 1964. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 5 5/8 X 8 1/2 Inches. 346 PP. Good / Very Good. Item #4413
Stated "First Edition" on the copyright page. Original price of $4.95 intact. Signed "to Sister Eileen Mirriam & Sister Patricia Anne Hall / my friends at Nazareth College - / affectionately & with thanks / for your warm welcome / Naomi Burton / 4-26-67" on the half title-page. Original color photograph (with May, 1967 date) tipped to same page. The photo is presumed to be Burton having a picnic lunch the day she signed the book. An incredibly scarce autobiography of Thomas Merton's literary agent and close friend. Ex "Nazareth Library" copy with a few marks, stamps, and remnant of pocket to rear endpaper. A clean copy despite the provenance.