Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1980. First Edition Thus. Item #5811
One of 10 uncorrected proof copies, each rubber-stamped "Advance Copy" on front endpaper, with the publisher's slip mounted to front cover (numbered 1/10 in pencil at upper right corner of same). Octavo (23cm); publisher's light blue card wrappers; ,7-292,pp. Trivial wear and a few small spots of toning to extremities, some bleed-through from glue onto the publisher's slip, else contents clean; Near Fine. The first Black Sparrow Press edition of Bowles's second novel, with a new preface by the author. Miller A6e.