NY: Doubleday, 1974. First Edition. 8vo, pp.xviii, 432. Illustrated with a few drawings and photographs. Inscribed by the author to editor and poet William Claire: "To Bill Claire | For his artist's eye | and ear, | Affectionately Meryle Secrest | Nov. 1974". A very good copy in lightly scuffed dj. Item #59292
Claire was the editor of the American periodical "Voyages". Brooks was an American artist who held a salon attended by artists, writers, and others in Paris.