New York: Grove Press, 1955. First American Edition. The first of three novels in Beckett's Trilogy, written in Paris between 1947-1950, which include Malone Dies and The Unnamable. An uncommon advance; while we are aware that review slips often migrate from lesser copies to better ones, evidence dictates this one belongs with this copy.Federman & Fletcher 374.1. Item #4800
First Printing, a review copy, with the publisher's typed slip laid in. Octavo (20.5cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [ii],,8-241,pp. Base of spine gently nudged, subtle tanning and dust-soil to text edges, else clean internally; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $3.00), with the month and day of publication ("9/14 dup") written in pencil at upper right corner of front panel; modest shelfwear, sunning to spine, with faint staining at crown, and several nicks, tears, and creases; Very Good.