Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, (1979).
1st edition, full light gray cloth, w/illustrated dj. A signed copy of the author's first book, inscribed: "For --, / Best Wishes, / Al Zolynas / 1/83" on the FEP in black ink. Issued as Volume 97 in the Wesleyan Poetry Program. "This first book by Al Zolynas takes its central metaphor from the title poem . . . a subject that for the poet represents the final mystery" (from the jacket notes.) Only gentle wear to the jacket, else bright and fine. Uncommon in the cloth binding. Item #5148