Toronto: Anansi Press, 1972.
1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. Usually considered the first edition, this issue is actually the second edition with the number 1 present on verso of title page, and the last number 73. Printed by T.H. Best, not Webb Offset. 8vo, 287 pp. This copy is neatly iscribed by Atwood on t he title page. Fine in the publisher's original black cloth covered boards stamped red on the spine in a near fine - very bright dustwrapper with three reviews on the back panel & showing two quite small chip at the top and minimal edgewear. A lovel y copy of this rather scarce hardcover of Atwood's important early offering of a witty and wholly unorthodox tour of Canadian literature.
Item #16304 Price: US$85.00