Atlanta: Hendricks Publishing, 1984.
Limited edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Item #52896
9.25 x 5.75". 69pp. plus colophon. A limited hardcover letterpress edition of 250 copies numbered and SIGNED by the author. Black cloth with pasted on paper labels. Prospectus laid-in. Small indention to top corner of the first few pages. Small bookplate on paste-down. Scarce.
"In 1966, an entire issue of the literary journal Poetry was devoted to Cassity’s 12-chapter poem The Airship Boys in Africa...Cassity’s verse was characterized by his disciplined devotion to rhyme and meter — particularly the couplet — and an economical choice of words. Well read and widely traveled, Cassity wrote poems that drew on his experiences in the military (1952-1954) and his time spent in South Africa..."emory university.