Valley of the Many-Colored Grasses
(1969) · N. Y.
by JOHNSON, Ronald
N. Y.: W. W. Norton, (1969). First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the poet on the front free endpaper: "for Dorothy [Neal] - - in Demorest, where so many Many-colored Grasses have sprung & numberless birds have sung (none of their songs listed in 'Peterson', but - ewig, ewig out of the highest tops of the oaks - Love, Ron". Dorothy Neal was one of the dedicatees of Johnson's first regularly published book, The Book of the Green Man. Fine copy in lightly rubbed jacket. 8vo, original cloth, dust jacket. Fine copy in lightly rubbed jacket. (Inventory #: 16997)