N. Y. & London: Grove Press, (1964). First trade edition, a paperback original. With a blurb by Joe Brainard on the back cover. Presentation copy, inscribed on the half-title page by Berrigan to Keith Abbott: “for Keith, The Major of Casterbridge from his friend, Ted Berrigan, The Rector of Justin.” With Abbott’s ownership signature at the top of the page. Abbott quotes from this and other books inscribed to him by Berrigan in his memoir “Call Me Berrigan” in Nice To See You, pp. 148-153. One page smudged, otherwise a very good copy. 12mo, original wrappers.