Place Published: New York
Publisher: Delacourt Press / Seymour Lawrence
Date Published: 1979
Edition: First Delacourt Printing
Book Id: 28713
246pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Black cloth covered boards with gilt and silver stamped title and author information on the spine and front cover. Very good. The covers are lightly rubbed. There are multiple very small moisture stains on the top edge of the text block. Minor spine slant. The top edge of the front free endsheet is adhered to the front pastedown. There are several very small stains on the rear endsheet. The pages are mildly browned. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with mild soiling. Slightly yellowed. The edges are gently bumped and rubbed.
Kurt Vonnegut mixed satiric social commentary and black comedy with surrealist and science fictional elements. His most famous works are Player Piano (1952), Cat's Cradle (1963), Slaughterhouse-Five (1969; film, 1972), and Breakfast of Champions (1973).