Jackson, MS: The University Press of Mississippi, 1981. First Edition. A compilation of mining poems by Appalachian scholar and writer, James B. Goode. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Laid in is a newspaper clipping of the book review written by William Paulk. Author's 12-line note, dated 7/16/81, thanks Paulk for his interest and offers to send autographed copies. Octavo (23.5cm). Original green cloth boards, pictorial dustjacket, 64pp, illus. Signed by author to title page, with laid-in holograph note from author to reviewer. Some spotting to page edges, minor yellowing to dustjacket extremities. Very Good.