Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1940. 8vo. 382 pages. Original blue cloth, silver lettering on spine; printed dust jacket, designed by James Laughlin. Some trifling wear at ends of spine and corners, slight soiling on rear panel, overall a fine, bright copy. Item #407621
First edition, first printing, one of about 1500 copies printed. Signed by Williams on the front free endpaper. A much finer than usual copy of this novel, the sequel to 'White Mule.' With the small book label of Gotham Book Mart on rear pastedown: a publication party was held by New Directions and Gotham on 29 October 1940, with Williams present, making it possible that this copy was signed at this celebratory event.