First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #003921
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1965. Stated First American Edition (preceded by a 1964 French Edition). Octavo; 223pp. Printed dust jacket with original $4.50 price; book in quarter black cloth and red paper-covered boards with white lettering to spine. Jacket rubbed along edges with a few tiny tears and some bumping to corners and spine ends. Tape abrasions to front and back boards along edges with some spotting to spine ends. Spine rolled. Three-inch patch of discoloration on back free endpaper, with a few small, stray spots throughout. Binding is sound and pages unmarked. Basis for the 1970 film directed by Ossie Davis.