Alfred A. Knopf, 1981, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
598 pages, last 6 blank, acknowledgements. 1/4 buckram cloth spine with silver writing and silver printers' cartouche on lower spine with 3/4 black boards with self embossed title and author name on the front panel. Plain text dust wrapper, with red and black background and yellow, white, grey and black writing on the front panel and red and yellow on the spine. The story of five children growing up in the American South during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. Bumping to the head of the book and there is shelfwear to both the top and bottom book edges. Browning and staining of the buckram spine and there is heavy dust marks and marking to the top paper edge. Hand cut front fore paper edge. Slight browning of the endpapers and original owner's name to the top edge of the free front endpaper. A few marks internally. The dust wrapper is quite heavily rubbed, faded and the back panel is incredibly dirty. Rubbing to the dust wrapper corners. The top dust wrapper edge is slightly chipped and creased and there is rubbing to the lower dust wrapper edge. Staining to the dust wrapper to the , top and bottom dust wrapper edges of the rear panel can been seen on the verso of the dust wrapper. There is a crease running the full-length the front fold over. This is the First USA Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; America ; ISBN: 0 394 51685 0. Inventory No: 0103551.