New York: Simon & Schuster, 1985. First. hardcover. Frontispiece portraits and many sepia illustrations. 252 pages, 8vo, cloth-backed boards (gentle sun-fading), dust wrapper (closed tears professionally repaired). New York: Simon & Schuster, (1985). First edition. Very good(+) condition. very good(+) / very good(+).
Boldly inscribed to theater critic Howard Kissel with an original illustration on the front endpaper: "For Howard with admiration and respect, Solomon Volkov, St-Petersburg - New York 1985."