Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1979. First Edition. Item #5812
One of an undetermined number of uncorrected proof copies, each rubber-stamped "Advance Review Copy" on front endpaper, with publisher's printed slip mounted to front cover. Octavo (23cm); beige card wrappers; ,15-417,pp. Some bleed-through from glue onto the publisher's slip, else a fresh, Near Fine copy. Comprehensive collection of Bowles's short fiction, spanning nearly four decades, with a generous introduction by Gore Vidal. While Miller does not specify the exact number of proof copies produced, the figure is likely no more than 10-12 copies. cf.Miller A35a.