New Haven: Yale University Press, The first 4 volumes of this standard reference work, with an inscription on the fly leaf of Volume 4 from the author, Jacob Blanck, to BAL contributor and bibliographer Matthew J. Bruccoli. All First Editions, published 1955, '57, '59 and '63, respectively. Hardcovers, 4to., navy cloth. Very Good+ copies overall. Foxing to the upper text-block of Volume 4 only; clean text throughout; sound bindings. Light scratching and rubbing to the cloth. Although it is not marked in any volume (except for the inscription), all 4 volumes came from the personal collection of Bruccoli. A terrific association copy, connecting two of the great bibliographers of American literature. Includes publisher's prospectus for Volumes 1-4 and another one for just Volume 1 laid-in. Volumes 1-4 only. International orders will require extra postage. Very Good+ / No Jacket.