Mount Vernon, Iowa: Hillside Press, 1960. First. hardcover. 21 pages, printed wrappers. Mount Vernon, Iowa, Cornell College: The Hillside Press, 1960. First Edition. near fine.
His first book. Donald Justice, in the Introduction, calls him "...something of a prodigy. In a age when poets under forty are counted young, Mr. Mezey, who has yet to see twenty five, has already behind him an honorable part of his poetic career."