First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Good. Item #4520
New York: The Vanguard Press, 1973. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on notecard attached to front free endpaper with typed dedication "To Rose Malder, the famous mother of my most charming colleague. May you find some pleasure and cause for thought in these pages. November 8, 1976." Original dustjacket with $6.95 price; book in blue cloth with gilt lettering. Jacket dampstained at top back and over head of spine, with a few small tears along edges. Boards are square with light bumping to corners and nudging to spine ends, with the above dampstain just barely visible at top back. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.