(Chatsworth, CA): Sherwood Press, 1982. First Edition. Wraps. Oblong 24mo. Saddle-stapled photographic wraps. Very good plus. INSCRIBED and dated in NYC by Dlugos at title page. Mild toning and thumbsoil to wraps, with trivial touches of corner wear. Sharp and clean throughout. 30pp. Very good +. Item #21676
From an edition of 350 copies. A series of poems exploring Dlugos' relationship with Christianity, thematically drawing from his time as student at La Salle University, a Christian college in Philadelphia, for whose archives this copy was inscribed). The book's half title is printed with an excerpt from a La Salle news article about student protest over the firing of a school chaplain, featuring a quote from Dlugos calling the school "a corporation whose pretences to Christianity are a sick joke." A unique copy of this early work by the esteemed poet.