First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #003358
New York: The Viking Press, 1974. First U.S. Edition. Octavo (8.5" x 5.75"); [viii], 374p. Illustrated dustjacket with original $8.95 price; book in green paper-covered boards with burn orange spine and gilt lettering and yellow topstain. Jacket lightly edgeworn with some toning and a narrow band of smudging along top edge, but with no chips, tears, or marks. Boards are sturdy and square with a small bump to front board at top near fore-edge. Binding is sound and pages unmarked. Winner of the 1974 Whitbread Award.