New York: Viking, 1960.
First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. First Edition of Beagle's now classic first book, a marvelous work of magic realism, written seven years before Marquez's, One Hundred Years of Solitude, made the form commonly popular in world literature. Signed by Beagle on the front endpaper and embellished with a drawing of the face of a cat in the letter 'P'. A near fine copy in 1/4 green cloth over patterned paper covered boards, green titles to the spine, (previous owner's tiny, discreet name and date on the ffe.), in a bright, pictorial dustwrapper designed by George Salter showing light overall use. 8vo. 272 pp.
Item #32923 Price: US$525.00