New York: Random House, 1975. Early printing. Hardcover. SIGNED. 408pp. Octavo [24 cm] 1/4 blue cloth with turquoise blue paper over boards with dark blue lettering on the spine and front cover. Publisher's blue top stain. Map endpapers. Number sequence reads "24689753." The extremities are mildly faded, bumped, and rubbed. The underlying boards are peeking through at the corners of the covers. There are a handful of small moisture stains on the top edge of the text block. The largest stain is thin, and measures approximately 1" long. The surface and edges of the dust jacket are lightly worn, and the jacket is a bit toned. Very good minus / very good. Item #48204
Inscribed by Matthiessen on the half title page. The author writes, "For____, with best wishes, Peter Matthiessen."