Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1969. First edition. Lettered issue, one of 26 copies signed by Dorn, and specially handbound in Buckskin with printed title label to front panel. Laid into this copy is a sheet titled by hand in red ink "Proof Sample of 12 pt. Caslon for "Gunslinger", which prints a different typesetting of the poem.
One of the best-conceived and designed Black Sparrow Press titles, the buckskin binding perfectly suiting these poems.
Leather and title label a bit darkened. Near fine. Item #27455