First edition, first printing of Deliverance by James Dickey, with a signed letter to fellow author John Wakeman.
Octavo, 278pp. Olive cloth, title stamped in green on spine. Stated “first printing” on copyright page. Light toning to endpapers, otherwise fine. In the publisher’s first state dust jacket, $5.95 on front flap, light wear to spine ends, bright illustrations, a near fine example. Included is a typed letter dated August 28, 1970, where the author mentions the British publication of Deliverance by Hamish Hamilton Limited. Letter is signed by James Dickey.