New York: Praeger Publishers, Inc., 1974. First Edition. A striking production, containing the text of Mailer's 1974 essay (first appearing in shorter form in Esquire), in which he validates graffiti as an art form. Designed by Mervyn Kurlansky, with gritty photographs by Jon Naar, documenting the cradle period of the New York graffiti scene. Limited Issue, one of 350 numbered copies specially bound and signed by the contributors, this being copy no.213. Quarto (35.25cm); dark brown faux-leather, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and in blind to lower front cover; publisher's original brown cloth slipcase; unpaged; illus. Fine in a Fine slipcase.