Octavo, 430pp. Maroon cloth, title in gilt on spine, authors name on front panel, light toning to edges of cloth. Stated “first edition” on copyright page with “24689753” number line. In publishers first state dust jacket, near fine, with $8.95 on front panel, ISBN number at bottom right of rear panel, blacked out date next to “11/73” on rear flap, insignificant chip along bottom edge of spine. Book is signed by author on the title page, with inscription to recipient. A superb signed first edition.