New York: E.P. Dutton, 1984. Edward Abbey. First ediiton, simultaneous paperback. Paperback. SIGNED. 384pp. Octavo [21 cm] Black, white, blue and red illustrated wraps. Near fine. The edges of the covers are ever so slightly rubbed and bumped. Item #23615
First edition in paperback, published simultaneously with the hardbound edition. An anthology containing Abbey's own selections from twelve of the author's books; including a rare excerpt from Jonathan Troy, and a then unpublished excerpt from "The Rites of Spring", that was subsequently issued as the author's fat masterpiece, and the last novel published in his lifetime, The Fool's Progress. Inscribed in Moab, Utah, by Ed Abbey, with a charming drawing in red pen on the half title page.