New York: Grove Press, 1964. First American Edition. The author's first novel, written between 1962-63. The book was published in 1965, selling less than 1,000 copies before going out of print. It found new life in various paperback formats, and has since been endlessly re-issued, now hailed as a cult classic. Particularly desirable as an advance. Item #1950
First Printing, a review copy, with the publisher's typed slip laid in. Octavo; dark blue cloth, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; 159,pp. Tight, Fine copy in a very Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $3.95), with subtle toning to spine and extremities.