Berkeley, CA: Bern Porter, 1946. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 8 X 8 Inches. 67 PP. Near Fine. Item #5973
First printing in the original (extra) thick boards. Title and author stamping on front cover in red and black as issued. All illustrations intact. A scarce surviving example of one of Patchen's most difficult books. For those fans of Jimmy Buffett out there, Patchen was the insipiration behind his "Death of an Unpopular Poet" on the 1973 A White Sport Coat and a Pink Crustacean album.Light toning to endpapers, else a fine copy.