Edition: First printing
New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1977. Advance copy for review. Laid in is glossy photo of the author, a publisher's promotional sheet (dated 7 Dec., 1977), and a review slip giving publication date of 27 Dec. 1977. Dark blue cloth, blue endpapers. Fine copy. Near fine dust jacket has creases and nicks to foot of spine, 1/4 inch nick to front panel. The author's thirrd book, first book of poetry. His first novel won a William Faulkner Foundation Award in 1969, while his second novel (1975) was a nominee for the National Book Award and the first National Book Critics Circle Award.