New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1972. First American Edition. The Nobel Prize-winning author's third book translated into English, collecting the title story and six shorter works. Not an uncommon title, but scarce as a review copy. Klein E3.a.1. Item #1630
First Printing, a review copy, with publisher's printed slip and a black & white promotional photograph of the author laid in. Octavo; turquoise cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in silver and dark green on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 146pp. Fine in a very Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped, with some pinpoint rubbing at spine ends, and a tiny stain at upper corner of front joint on verso.