New York: Scribner's Sons, (1970). First edition. INSCRIBED BY TATE on front endpaper, "For Jane and Walter/ with love from/ Allen/ December 28, 1971." Walter Sullivan (1924-2006) was an author, critic, longtime Vanderbilt University professor, authority on Southern literature -- and the author of ALLEN TATE: A RECOLLECTION (1988), his reflections on Tate's literary life and their 30 years of friendship. His wife, Jane Harrison Sullivan (1923-2022), taught English literature at Aquinas College. Fine in fine dust jacket showing just a hint of wear.