Good. 8vo 8"-9" tall; 250 pages; 1st edition. Pattern designed blue paper boards over black cloth spine with title lettering in blue and silver. Worn copy lacking dust jacket. paper nicked and rubbed through at corner tips. Cloth crimped and slightly frayed at spine ends. Prior ownership of Oates scholar, Sandy pinsker, who conducted several published interviews and wrote a number of crtical and review pieces on Oates and her work. His marginal annotations scattered throghout. Binding slightly shaken; spine titling bright. Good only, though with interesting associational content.
First edition. Hardcover. Oates' third book, a collection of short stories. A very near fine copy in a close to near fine dust jacket with a tear and some wear to the top of the spine and some negligible wear at the base of the spine. Otherwise a very bright and clean copy.
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