First Printing. Hardcover. Acceptible / Good. Item #4358
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1975. First Printing with full numberline. SIGNED by the author on front free endpaper with brief dedication to Harold Herman, a noted book and antique collector and dealer who ran Two Harolds Antiques in Alexandria Virginia with his partner Harold Mays. Octavo (8.5" x 5.5")' 410p. Illustrated dustjacket with original $9.95 price; book in tan paper-covered boards with dark brown cloth spine and gilt lettering. Assumed ex-library copy with date stamps blacked out in marker on top page edges and abrasions and adhesive residue on endpapers where the jacket was pasted down and a pocket perhaps removed, but with no other library markings or additions. Jacket lightly edgeworn with a shadow across top of spine and adhesive residue to interior. Boards with light waterspotting along edges and some rubbing and bumping to corners and spine ends. Spine cocked with a vertical crease, but is unbroken. Pages stiff and toned, a number of them rippled from humidity and a few spotted, with some paperclip indentations at fore-edge. Page 365-6 cleanly separated at gutter but laid in. Binding is otherwise still holding. Pages unmarked. Basis for the 1983 Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning film of the same name starring Shirley MacLaine, Jack Nicholson, Debra Winger, Danny Devito, John Lithgow, and Jeff Daniels.