Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1980.
1st edition, cloth spine, with printed dust jacket. Specially signed and dated by Kinnell in year of publication. "MORTAL ACTS, MORTAL WORDS is abundant but not careless, surprisingly funny and full of laughter in the small poems, risky and moving in the family poems, and finally breathtaking: the meditative poems at the end of the collection pulse with a pressure of thought and feeling . . ." (from the jacket notes). A bright, fine copy in like, complete (not price clipped) jacket. Uncommon in this condition. Item #6497