or, The Children's Crusade. A Duty-Dance with Death.New York: A Seymour Lawrence Book/ Delacorte Press, 1969 Stock Code: 148669
A fine copy with review slip and author's photographFirst edition, first printing, of Vonnegut's best known novel. This copy includes the publisher's review slip (requesting two copies of any review or mention) together with a fine photograph of Vonnegut credited to Jane Schreiber loosely inserted. Though infused with science fiction elements, the plot centres on the Allied bombing of Dresden in 1945 which the author himself experienced.
Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, red and black, facsimile signature to the front cover in gilt, black endpapers. With dust jacket designed by Paul Bacon.
Slight lean to spine, head and foot slightly bumped, else near-fine. Light tanning, as usual, to dust jacket with very minor dampstaining to spine, else a very good example.
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