Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1979. Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. The author's first book. Bumping to the foot of the book. Closed tear at the top of the front pane of the jacket and wear at the foot of the dj that has been repaired. Light toning to the rear panel. Signed and dated on the title page. Baca endured a tough childhood growing up in Santa Fe, NM and wound up in prison where he wrote most of these poems. He has since produced more than a half dozen poetry collections and has several screen writing credits.
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New York: New Directions Books, 1945. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. Gentle sunning to the spine and upper board edges, some trivial wear at the crown, else a clean near fine copy. Dust jacket very good plus, unclipped (prices $3.50) lightly edge worn, gently sunned at the spine an rear panel with a few closed tears along upper edge of the rear panels and some wear at the crown. Photographic postcard of the author laid in. This American edition of Isherwood's two novels set in Weimar-era Berlin, were originally published by the Hogarth Press. They form the basis for the Oscar-winning film, Cabaret, that starred Michael York and Liza Minnelli.