Notes: An advance copy, preceding the first edition, by the author of Grendel.
A semi-tall proof (5-1/5 by 10-3/8 inches). 170 pages, in yellow-green printed wrappers. The illustrations were not included at this stage in the production process.
Edition + Condition: Publication information taped to front cover; information sheet laid in with evidence that it was once stapled to the preliminary pages (small holes in the pages and the info sheet). Otherwise, a fine copy in a custom red-cloth slipcase.
Publication: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980.
Item No: #2419