New York: The Vanguard Press, 1963. First Edition. The National Book Award-winning author's first book, and first collection of short fiction. Item #1258
First Printing. Octavo (21.25cm); brown textured cloth, with titles stamped in orange and white on spine, and tree design stamped in blind on front panel; orange topstain; dustjacket; 253pp. Signed by the author in a tiny, elegant hand on the title page. A Fine copy in a jacket that's very nearly so; bright, unclipped, with some trivial rubbing to corner tips and front flap fold, and some barely perceptible fading to spine panel.