Octavo (21 cm), pp. 225. Signed by author on title page. White boards with black debossed title on front board and black spine text. Black publisher's stain to top of text block. Minor bumping to spine ends. Jacket with original $5.95 price, shows light rubbing, tanning and a couple small (to 1/2") closed tears. Harrison's first novel was the result of Tom McGuane's suggestion that Harrison try writing fiction while recouperating from a fall off a cliff while bird hunting. No remainder mark: This was not a particularly well-selling book for Harrison, so many copies are marked (Jeff Hirsch, ABAA). Dust jacket present. First Edition.