Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2015. First edition. Paperback original illustrated with photograph of Jeffers on front cover and photo of Big Sur on back (no hardback edition). One of 1,000 copies. Profusely illustrated with photographs. This copy, from the collection of Jeffers' scholar Allen K. Mears, with INSCRIPTION FROM KARMAN laid in, "For Allen --/gentleman, soldier,/ cherished friend./ With warmest best wishes,/ Jim Karman." This conscise and compelling biography identifies the people, issues, and events that shaped Jeffers; lists and describes each of his major books; and explains his response to and place in the modern world. Various ephemera including copies of email exchanges between Mears and the book's designer, Bruce Lundquist, included. Fine.