New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 320pp. Large octavo [24 cm] 1/2 red cloth with black paper covered boards, and a silver title on the spine. Very good. The spine ends are gently bumped, and the spine is very slightly rolled back. The bottom edge of the front cover has two tiny spots. There is a former owner's bookplate on the verso of the front free endsheet, and there is a gift inscription above the author's inscription on the half title page. In a near fine dust jacket, with very mildly bumped edges. The spine has barely noticeable fading. Subtly rubbed. Item #31667
Inscribed by Welch on the half title page. This is James Welch's first work of nonfiction.