New York: New Directions, 1949.
First edition, one of a limited 100 copies signed by Thomas Merton on a limitation page. Bound in publisher's original burlap-covered boards with white title label printed in green on upper board and spine, vivid green topstain. Small bookseller ticket and a mother's gift inscription to her son to front free endpaper, Else Fine in a Near Fine lightly worn price-clipped dust jacket. In publisher's original slipcase, lightly rubbed and worn. A beautiful copy. Item #140941660