Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1981. First Trade Edition. Item #5508
First Printing, cloth issue, one of only 30 copies bound with black cloth, due to an insufficient quantity of purple cloth at the bindery. Octavo (23.5cm); decorative paper-covered boards and black cloth backstrip, with title label mounted to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; [ii],,9-162,pp. Hint of foxing to upper edge of textblock, else Fine in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine dustjacket. A collection containing a dozen short stories, several of which first appeared in the pages of Antaeus, Michigan Quarterly Review, Ins and Outs, and The Threepenny Review. Miller A38b.