Paris: Booster Publications, (1938). First edition. INSCRIBED TO HILAIRE HILER, "To Hilaire Hiler -- monetary expert. Henry 10/38. The painter Hiler, a fellow expatriate in Paris in the 1920s, tutored Miller in art and he and Miller, together with William Saroyan, authored the 1945 book on the subject, WHY ABSTRACT? Page gatherings apparently over-glued at spine and rough opening (by Miller for the inscription?) has caused the spine to fall away when opened taking a few small pieces of the page away with it. And Hiler evidently read his copy, perhaps in the bath even, as it is a little rumpled and shows light damp staining to first several leaves. Otherwise very good and a wonderful association regardless.