First edition, first printing one of just two copies specially bound by the publishers for presentation. One copy was for the author and the second example for Pynchon’s editor Ray A. Roberts. With Roberts’s bookplate to the front pastedown and a note on his stationery laid in stating the limitation.
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Octavo. Full burgundy morocco, device to upper board and titles to spine gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Fine.