Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, (1962). First edition. 8vo, 60pp; wrappers. Some spots and spatters to rear wrapper and foredge; spot of abrasion on rear wrapper affecting the last lines of the publisher's blurb. Item #204277
The poet's first collection of poems, inscribed to a fellow poet on the half-title: "For Christopher Middleton, With much admiration - and silence in railway stations - Robert Bly." Loosely inserted is a copy of Bly's 1961 "A Broadsheet Against the New York Times Book Review, a twelve page pamphlet that was in fact Bly's first solely authored book.