New York: Harper & Row, 1978. First. hardcover. 229 pages, 8vo, black cloth spine with yellow boards, dust wrapper. New York: Harper & Row, (1978). First edition. Very good(+). very good / very good.
Presentation copy signed on the flyleaf by the author: "To Ralph Schlaeger, M.D. This is the way it was and could have been, which is why life is the ultimate paradox. Bill Jovanovich. New York April 5, 1978."