1965, Anchor Books edition. () Fine. 138, . 12mo with colour illustrated wrappers. A little bit of wear to spine and edges. Barthelme's first short story collection, for which he received critical acclaim for his original take on the short story style and form.
Very Good in Good jacket. Stated First Edition. Interior is free of marks. Foxing to edges and endpapers. Small former owner name sticker on front endpaper. Binding tight, square. Dust jacket shows rubbing, a touch of soil and edge wear with a couple of short closed tears. The edges were reinforced with some clear tape place on the unprinted side of the jacket. Now protected in a fresh Brodart sleeve. Overall, a presentable copy of Barthelme's first collection of short fiction.
1966, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) Very good in very good dust jacket. 183pp. Octavo. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated dustjacket. Text block is tight and clean. Donald Barthelme is also the author of: Unspeakable Practices, Unnatural Acts, City Life, Sadness, and Guilty Pleasures.
First edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. The first book by Donald Barthelme, a collection of short stories, several of which had previously appeared in magazines. Signed by the author on the title page.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Signed by Author Near fine in original cloth-covered boards and very good dust jacket with edgewear. Signed by Barthelme on the front endpaper. Previous name on the front endpaper.
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