Cummington, MA: The Cummington Press, 1947. First Limited Edition. One of 52 copies (of which this Roman numeral XX) SIGNED by the author at the rear. Fine condition. Hand-colored paper-covered boards, cloth spine with titles in blue, and hand-colored woodcut initials by Wightman Williams.
Originally read at Harvard University in 1947, this volume represents a continuation of Stevens' constant theme of connecting imagination and reality. A lovely example of the smallest limitation of this edition, lacking the scarce dust jacket and slipcase. Housed in a custom clamshell box. Edelstein A12.