New York: Farrar, Straus and Company, 1963. James Spanfeller. STATED FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover. 8vo. Red and white repeating snowflake patterns within "Cyclone" fence motif, with black spine. Only the slightest rubbing to extremities, with two tiny shelf nicks to bottom edge. Dustjacket depicts a James Spanfeller drawing of a day dreaming child lying among the rushes, with a small bird by his head. Sunning to dustjacket front panel, folds and spine. Original price of $3.95 to front flap. Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket. Item #73649
In this novel, Jack ("Ti-Jean" as he was called) "recaptures the scenes and sensations of earliest childhood, [his] first four years...as they unfold in the short tragic-happy life of his brother Gerard" in Lowell, Massachusetts.