Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960. First Edition. Item #4912
First Printing. Octavo (24cm); blue and yellow cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in bluish-gray on spine; dustjacket; [ii],,6-806,pp. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid-in. Light wear to spine ends and board edges, with some gentle sunning and dust-soil to backstrip; faint trace of soil to pastedowns, else contents clean; Very Good+. The Edward Gorey-designed dustjacket is price-clipped, shelfworn and gently spine-sunned, with mild toning and dustiness to panels, a few small tears and attendant creases; Very Good+. Barth's third book, a satirical novel set between 17th century London and Maryland. Toledano D-Barth.