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AN ASTONISHED EYE LOOKS OUT OF THE AIR

Author: Patchen, Kenneth
Price: $500.00
Publisher Location: Waldport, OR
Publisher: Untide Press
Year Published: 1945
Book Condition: Very good
Edition: First edition
Second impression after the first printing was aborted (only approx. 30 copies surviving). Black heavy paper with glossy wrap around pasted printed label; 8vo. 32 pp. This copy inscribed in heavy black ink: "for my good friend Bobby, with every affectionate wish for his progress in music & life [and signed] Kenneth [and dated] October 24, 1946. An attractively printed book designed by Kemper Nomland Jr.; printed at a conscientious objectors camp, a number of the inmates forming the core of the San Francisco Renaissance. Extremities a bit worn, an easily very good better than usual copy. Quite uncommon signed. Morgan A8.