New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 1956. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. An attractive book with illustrations by Ben Shahn. A near fine copy with some very slight tapping to the top corners and with a small tape shadow to the front and rear endpapers from an old style dust jacket protector which did a terrific job of keeping the jacket in close to near fine condition with some very tiny edge tears and a faint shadow to the verso. Signed and inscribed by Berryman on the front free endpaper: To Mr. Arthur L. Ross with all respect and the best wishes of John Berryman Merry Xmas! Mpls, '56." A very bright copy with an old receipt and a photocopy of a letter to the recipient laid in.