THE SPICE- BOX OF EARTH. Drawings: Frank Newfeld.
Edition: First printing
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1961. The simultaneous paper issue. Card covers with attached black dust jacket. pp (x), (102), some lettering and illustrations in text printed in red and light olive. Yellowing to page edges, small ink name on front free endpaper, minor rubbing to out corners, else fine, no tears to the die cut window on front panel of the jacket. A handsome book, designed and illustrated by Frank Newfeld, English Canada's best commercial book designer in his time. A nice copy of the poet's second book, first from a commercial publisher. Contains "As the Mist Leaves No Scar", one of Cohen's most beautiful love poems. #35 in the Literary Review of Canada list of the 100 most important Canadian books - "Spice-Box contains a dozen of Canada’s finest love lyrics".; Octavo