Description:New York : New Directions, 1941 First printing of the first edition, first state, approx. 100 of the total 2000 copies printed [Wallace A22, iii].
Signed by Williams on the front free end-paper: post stroke signature.
Eleven poems, including the 15-part "For the Poem Patterson," issued as the first volume of the Poet of the Month series.
Plain wrappers with sewn binding, (32pp.), unpaginated, in first issue, yellow dust jacket, printed in black on the front panel. Light age-toning to page margins, else plain stitched wrappers in fine condition; dust jacket with mild rubbing to spine ends and corners, soiling, spine fold separating, age-toning to spine, folds, and cover margins, else in fine condition.