New York: The Viking Press, 1991. First edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. SIGNED. 645 pp. 1/4 black cloth and brown paper over boards with gold stamped lettering on the spine and the author's initials blind stamped on the front board. Orange and black illustrated dust jacket with oly one slight bump to to the head of the spine. Signed by the author in black marker on the half-title. This edition includes an epilogue by the author and an afterword by Martin Garbus chronicling the legal battle to block the publication of this book. Near fine / Very good +. Item #59222
From Publisher: This controversial and powerful book by Peter Matthiessen was kept off the shelves for eight years because of one of the most protracted and bitterly fought legal cases in publishing history.