First edition. Hardcover. Number 47 from a limited edition of only 100 specially bound copies. Edited and with a preface by Barry Magid. Essay by Guy Davenport and with additional text by Ralph Eugene Meatyard that includes a reminiscence about Merton along with his eulogy and correspondence between them. Includes 50 black and white images of Merton by Meatyard. A fine copy in green cloth boards in a fine matching cloth boards. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by Davenport on the limitation page. Additionally this edition comes with an original gelatin silver photograph of Merton with Meatyard's estate stamp and notation that is a from a 1967 negative and printed by Meatyard's son Christopher in 1990. Photograph in fine condition.