New York: Viking, 1973. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Item #116315
Very Good in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Pynchon's third novel, winner of the National Book Award as well as the William Dean Howells Medal. Increasingly scarce, 4000 copies printed. First printing. Red cloth with red topstain and red lettering on spine. Very light sunning to head and foot of spine, slight bump to upper corners. On the front free endpaper, someone has written "National Book Award 1973 fiction, Co-Winner wit Crown of Feathers, Awarded in 1974." Affixed to rear pastedown is a printed list of National Book Award winners through 1987. Otherwise clean and unmarked, binding tight and square. Dust jacket is sunned at the spine, but otherwise about fine, with no chips or tears and original $15.00 price intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 760 pages; All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box.