(New York: Padell / Kenneth Patchen, 1946).
Hardcover. First edition, black paper edition. A few small tape shadows on the boards from an old glassine protector, else near fine in white buckram without dustwrapper. Numbered and Signed by Patchen on a black label at the rear, as one of 148 copies of the "black label edition." 75 of the copies of this edition were bound in white buckram, with an original painting by the author tipped on to the front board. The additional 73 undecorated copies of the edition were bound in red buckram. This copy is a variant issue, although bound in white buckram, there is no evidence that it ever bore a painting. This is copy number 4. An attractive copy of a rare, if bibliographically confusing issue. *Morgan* A11a (an apparently unrecorded variant).