Octavo, vii, 338pp, [index]. Black cloth spine, blue boards, publishers logo embossed on cover, title in gilt on spine. Stated “First American Edition” on copyright page. Residual mark on front yellow endpaper from removed bookplate. Bumped corner, top edge, rear panel. Dust jacket, near fine, with light wear along top edge of jacket. Signed by author on half title: “To Helen Copley, With my best wishes for the New Year. Y. Rabin. 12.19.79.”
Comments: Helen Copley was from the Copley Press family, who still publishes the San Diego Times. She died in 2004.