Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1977. First. hardcover. 236 pages, 8vo, black cloth, dust wrapper (torn and price-clipped; inner hinge exposed on the title page). Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1977. A very good(-) copy in a good dust wrapper. very good / good.
Inscribed on the half-title page to theater critic John Simon: "...who kisses the fate of our blind dates, with much thought, admiringly, Jerzy, January 1978." Above the inscription, Kosinski made a small drawing and wrote a quote from E.M. Cioran: "Our pleasures like our pains come from the undue importance we attribute to our experience." Kosinski also signed his full name diagonally across the title page.