THE HAPPY ROCK: A Book About Henry Miller.
Edition: Limited, first edition.
Berkeley, CA: Packard Press, 1945. Hardcover first edition - A collection of essays, poems and reminiscences about Miller. Includes contributions by Henry Miller, Kenneth Patchen, Lawrence Durrell, poems by William Carlos Williams and Philip Lamantia, and others. Includes a long article by Knud Merrill on Miller and art and one by Michael Frankel on the genesis of "The Tropic of Cancer, and much more. Printed on multi-colored paper. Out of a total edition of 3000 copies, this #429 out of only 750 copies bound for distribution in 1945, and individually hand-numbered. Cover Illustration By Ferdnand Leger. Chronology and bibliography. Small quarto. 157 pp.
Condition: Very good in original ivory paper covered boards over gray cloth spine with small illustrated panel on front cover. Some toning and light soiling to the boards, offsetting to the endpapers, binding sturdy, no dust jacket.