THE GIRL WITH THE OCELOT and Other Poems.
Edition: First printing.
Boston: Bruce Humphries, (1964.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Includes a long dramatic monologue, 'Black Boat,' on the death of 200 African American seamen in the Port Chicago disaster during World War II. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper - "For a long-standing much admired friend, Fred Carpenter, in the hope that he may be interested in the chiaroscura of the last poem in this book." 150 pp.
Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (tanning to spine of dj and to back cover,.)