Kingston, Jamaica: City Printery, 1945. Hardcover. 102p., scrape on front pastedown endpaper, small stains on rear endpapers and several small faint stains within, otherwise good first edition in original green buckram cloth boards as issued, minor shelf wear. Critical studies on black life and culture, #10.
Campbell, the leading Afro-Jamaican poet of the 1940s, was the primary influence on Walcott's early work. His first and only book.