New York: New Directions, (1978).
1st edition, full maroon cloth, with illustrated dust jacket. Specially inscribed to Herb Leibowitz and signed (in both Japanese and English) on the title page in black ink. Several jacket reviews, including "Shiraishi is the Allen Ginsberg of Japan" (Donald Keene). Laid in is a xerox copy of her poem "Little Planet" translated, hand written, and signed by Allen Ginsberg. Provenance: from the collection of Herb Leibowitz, editor and publisher of PARNASSUS. Only gentle wear, fine condition. Item #5276