New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1996. Hardcover. First Amerian Edition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. Near mint green paper boards with bright gilt title to spine. Light bumping to spine ends. In very good white illustrated, price-clipped dust jacket, with some light rubbing and yellowing. Tight, bright, clean interior. 281 pages. Literature. LIT/12013. Near Fine / Very Good.