Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: Dutton, 1984.
A Fine first printing of the first edition in equally unblemished dust-jacket, SIGNED and inscribed by author Joyce Carol Oates on the half title page.
A combination of three gothic mystery stories: "The Virgin of the Rose-Bower," "The Devil's Half Acre," and "The Blood-Stained Gown" - all starring detective Xavier Kilgarvan and said to be among the author's personal favorites; xiv, 482,  pages.