First edition of The Queen’s Gambit by Walter Tevis.
Octavo, , 243pp, . Black hardcover, title stamped in white on black cloth spine, chess board illustration on cover. Stated “first edition” on copyright page with number line beginning at 2. A near fine example, faint toning along top edge, clean text throughout. In publisher’s very good dust jacket, first state, $13.95 retail price on front flap, two short closed tears on back panel. faint shelf wear, bright illustrations and colors.
The Queen’s Gambit was adapted into a seven-episode miniseries on Netflix in 2020.