Very Good / Very Good. Item #6326
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. Stated First Edition. Signed by the author on full title with inscription "For Harold Herman with greetings from the author. 1993." Harold Herman and his partner Harold Mays were a gay, interracial couple who lived together in Washington, D.C. from 1965 until their deaths in 2018 and 2019, respectively. Together they ran Two Harolds Antiques in Alexandria, VA, and amassed a personal collection of signed books, photos, and other ephemera.
Octavo; [x], 271 pp. Photo-illustrated dustjacket with original $25.00 price; book in blindstamped brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Yellow topstain. Jacket is clean and crisp with very faint edgewear, but no chips, tears, or marks. Boards are sturdy and square. Binding is sound and pages unmarked. Publisher's review materials laid in at back.