New York: Farrar , Straus and Giroux, 1982. First American Edition, 1st Printing. Cloth. 8vo. Purple quarter cloth over maroon boards. Pictorial dust jacket. 202 pp.
Minor wear to jacket edges and a 1/4" closed tear at top right of rear jacket cover. Small scuff on bottom block edge. Laid in are two items from the publisher: a newsletter publicizing Mr. Golding's new work and a small card requesting reviews.
This is a review copy of the first American edition of Golding's story collection. By the author of Lord of the Flies. Near fine / very good. Item #1421