New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1963. First Edition. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's second novel, the second volume in his Texas Trilogy, and basis for the 1974 Sidney Lumet film Lovin' Molly. Item #3062
First Printing. Octavo (21cm); beige linen, with titling and decorative elements stamped in black and red on spine and front cover; dustjacket; [x],298,pp. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper: "For Jeny / The book most romantics like / L." Fine in a very Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $4.50), with faint sticker shadow over the printed price; a few pinpoint rubbed spots, faint wrinkle to lower edge of rear panel, with a hint of toning to the white spine lettering, but no fading to color - a superb example. Housed in a custom clamshell case.