The Crossing. Clay Fisher, Guy Davenport, Jacket Art, Will Henry Henry Wilson Allen.

The Crossing

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1958.

First Edition. Hardcover. 8 1/4" X 5 5/8". 314pp. Presents nicely in protective archival sleeved dust jacket. Moderate edgewear to price-clipped dust jacket, with 1" closed tears to front panel edges near sunned spine, light dust soiling, and moderate scattered rubbing. Vivid red cloth over boards, with upper board and spine lettered in bronze. Mild edgewear to binding and very slight lean to spine, else fine, sound and firm with clean, unmarked pages. A very attractive first printing of this Civil War novel of the Southwest by Henry Wilson Allen (pseudonyms Clay Fisher and Will Henry) in worn but pleasing dust jacket by author and artist Guy Davenport, with a portrait of the author to rear panel. Very good + / good +. Item #2438

Price: $65.00