Very Good / Very Good. Item #6268
New York: The Dial Press, 1963. First Edition with no additional printings listed. Signed by Baldwin on dedication page with inscription "For Stanton Peckham: godspeed. Jim Baldwin."
Octavo; 120 pp. Printed black dust jacket with lettering in red and orange and original $3.50 price intact; book in off-white cloth with red lettering. Jacket rubbed at corners and spine ends, with a tiny closed tear at bottom back. Boards bowing a bit at fore-edge, with a few stray smudges to cloth. Opens easily to between a few gatherings, but binding is secure. Pages unmarked. General musty smell to book, but no evidence of mold or water exposure.