Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, (1957.). Title page printed in three colors (black, umber and green) with illustration by Paul Landacre. Gold and orange checkered paper over boards with black cloth spine and gilt title text on the spine. SIGNED BY POWELL on the half title page. This is the first of Powell’s books to champion the desert Southwest. Contains his essay "The Double Marriage of Robinson Jeffers," and contains some reference to Jeffers in other essays. Powell’s writing in this book is extraordinary. The book received the Rounce & Coffin Design Award for 1958 and was selected as one of the American Institute of Graphic Arts Fifty Books of the Year. Near Fine.