Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986.
A very attractive first Trade edition/first printing following a signed first edition privately printed by the Franklin Library; in Fine condition and seemingly unread, in Near Fine, slightly sunned dust-jacket. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number and signature on front paste down.
Pulitzer Prize winning Grau's short stories are peopled by men and women who embrace habit and tradition. Shirley Ann Grau, a writer of keen psychological insight and luminously resonating prose.