London: The Matrix Press, 1964. First edition. 8vo, saddle-stapled wraps. Illustrated with a frontispiece printed in gold and black by Barry Hall. One of a limited edition of 350 copies. Association copy, inscribed by Dorn to Stan and Jane Brakhage at the title page in the year following publication; "For Stan + Jane + the Children from Ed + Helene." The inscription lies within a large heart drawin in ink, with a lace border. In addition, this copy is signed by the printer and publisher, Tom Raworth, with a single note to the colophon, and the phrase "Here Now." Laid into this copy is a 4 pp. typescript of the entire poem as printed in the book, with the publisher's address at the upper margin of the first page.
A gorgeous poem and a gorgeous book.
Very good with some light soiling to wraps. Item #27973