New York: Random House, . 8vo. ix, [i], 342 pp. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Gray publisher’s cloth, in original dust-jacket, minor chipping. Inscription from Williams “Purchased by my dear friends: Madeline & Drew - no kiddin’. with my love, Bill. alias William Carlos Williams. 12/7/50.”. Item #11590
WITH A SERIOUS INSCRIPTION. First edition, first printing. This is a collection of all the stories that Williams wished to preserve dating from his first published work in 1909 to 1950. Includes The knife of the times, Life along the Passaic River and Beer and cold cuts. Wallace, A32.