New York: Vanguard Press, 1948. Abbott, Berenice (photographer); Abin, Cesar (illustrator); 1 b/w Photograph (frontispiece portrait); 1 b/w Illustration. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Fair / No Jacket. Item #005512514
A fair copy of the first edition in original brown cloth (cloth has soiling and wear; some smudges to text; a tad musty). xiii, , 3-482 pages + plate. Contains 19 essays in all; perhaps most notable for the 2 contributions by T. S. Eliot ("Ulysses, Order, and Myth" and "A Message to the Fish"), but also for contributions by Frank Budgen, Joseph Campbell, S. Foster Damon, Stuart Gilbert, Hugh Kenner, Edmund Wilson, and others. With contributors' short biographical sketches, plus bibliography. Gallup Ba16 (Eliot).