Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: E. P. Dutton, 1981.
First edition/first printing in Very Good condition with ding to front board, lightly foxed edges, and remainder mark to bottom edge in Near Fine dust-jacket with light sunning particularly to back panel and trivial edgewear.
Irving's fifth novel has John Berry, middle son in a family of five children tell the story of "a family whose favorite story was the story of my mother and father's romance: how father bought the bear and how mother and father fell in love" ; Remainder; [xiv], 401,  pages.