New York: Viking, (1985).
1st edition, black cloth spine and boards, with illustrated dust jacket. A review copy, with presentation inscription by the author: "for Doris, who / joins me in a / steep climb / with love & admiration-- / Maxine Kumin / 2 May 86" on the half-title page. A review slip and publisher's material laid in. The inscription is attributed to Doris Grumbach. Signed copies from this author, and particularly inscribed copies, are uncommon. A bright, fine association copy in like jacket. Item #6652