New York: McGraw-Hill, 1976. First Edition. Carver's breathrough book of short stories, and his first to be issued by a major publisher. A choice copy of an important title. Item #1568
First Printing. Octavo; beige and aquamarine cloth, with titles stamped in orange on spine and stamped in blind on front panel; light blue topstain; dustjacket; 249pp. Some trivial rubbing to lower board edges, else Fine, with the topstain notably bright and unfaded. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $8.95), still bright white, with light rubbing along joints and extremities; Near Fine.