New York: New Directions, (1948).
1st edition, full tan cloth, with illustrated dust jacket. The annual anthology of new writing, conceived, edited, and published by James Laughlin. An early appearance of Richard Wilbur with six poems, as well as contributions by Paul Bowles, Rene Char, Alex Comfort, Robert Duncan, Richard Eberhart, Howard Nemerov, F. T. Prince, George Seferis, William Jay Smith, Ruth Stephan, Peter Viereck, Vernon Watkins, Tennessee Williams, and several others. (Pp. 512.) Moderate wear and tear to jacket notwithstanding, a nice copy in very good condition. Item #6362