Item #33685 A LINE OF POETRY, A ROW OF TREES. Inscribed by Johnson. Ronald Johnson.
A LINE OF POETRY, A ROW OF TREES. Inscribed by Johnson

A LINE OF POETRY, A ROW OF TREES. Inscribed by Johnson.

Highlands, NC: Jonathan Williams [The Nantahala Foundation], 1964.

1st Edition. Soft cover. Presentation Copy. Tall 8vo. 80 pp. Stiff pictorial wrappers printed in yellowish green with a Thomas George drawing in black. Original acetate protective wraparound. Published as Jargon 42. First Edition of the poet's first book.

Full page presentation copy, designed and signed by Johnson with an elegant drawing of an open hand with an eye, inscribed to Edward Grier and dated April 1965. Limited to 500 copies. Acetate slightly chipped, otherwise quite fine. Laid into the book [as issued] is the publisher's printed slip, noting omission of the printed dedication.
A great copy.

Item #33685    Price: US$400.00