First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: “To Lee Milazzo, with my cordial regards John Cheever November 1979”. With the publisher’s compliment slip and a promotional photograph of the author laid in.
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Octavo. Original red-brown cloth, titles to spine and front board in silver, publisher’s device to rear board blind, fore edge untrimmed, red and yellow endbands. With the dust jacket. Spine gently rolled. An excellent copy in the clean dust jacket.