New York: Covici, Friede, 1931.
First edition, limited to 391 copies and signed on the title page by E. E. Cummings in watercolor. Bound in original burlap over boards with upper board stamped in silver. Near Fine with slight toning and soiling to cloth, short split started at the bottom of the front outer joint. Textblock edge lightly foxed and with several small stains, contents toned. Cummings considered poetry and art his twin passions, this early collection displays the later of his pursuits. The title is derived from five mediums, and his works are arranged by these subjects: Charcoal, Oil, Ink, Pencil and Watercolor. Item #140942201