New York: Pyramid Books, 1969. First Pyramid Edition. Collection of eight short stories, each centered on "a Negro, involved cruelly with his surroundings, beaten down by them; each central figure is in one way or another misunderstood by the world he knows..." (from rear wrapper). Octavo (18cm); illustrated wrappers; yellow-orange edge-staining; 204, pp ads. A few pinpoint rubbed spots, else Fine and unread.