London: Evans Brothers Limited, 1973. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (19.75cm); pictorial card wrappers; [x],131,pp. Signed by the author on the title page, and inscribed to Puerto Rican editor, translator, and literary critic Roberto Marquez on the half-title page: "For my brother, Roberto / with love / Andrew / July 11th 1977." With the recipient's ownership signature at upper half-title page, and his markings and annotations scattered throughout the text. Light wear to extremities, with a few faint creases to wrappers; Very Good+. Significant collection of Caribbean essays edited and introduced by the noted Jamaican-Panamanian author, with contributions by George Lamming, C.L.R. James, N.W. Manley, Robert Hill, Eric Williams, Samuel Selvon, John La Rose, Albert Maria Gomes, and Donald Hines, et al. Uncommon inscribed.