A SIGNED US first edition, first impression. A Paperback Original. The TRUE first edition. The book is tight. Both the back and front covers are bright. The covers are unmarked and without creases or blemishes. The spine is clean, unfaded and without creases. The spine ends are gently rubbed. The pages are intact and without markings. The closed page edges are clean. The text block is slightly creamy. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. No loose pages. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. This copy has been FLAT SIGNED by Peter Matthiessen to the title page. .
Book Condition: Near Fine Wrapper: No Jacket ( as Issued )
Publisher: Ampersand Press 1984