New York: New Directions, 1954. Decorative Title Page & Headpieces (blue/black/white). Limited Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Very Good / No Jacket. Item #005498316
Very copy of the "limited edition", bound in yellow cloth over patterned boards; in a very worn publisher's slipcase (slipcase has cracks, chipping, and wear). 220 pages. Contains 9 short stories in all (including the early version of the title story, "The Mysteries of the Joy Rio"; see editor's note, page ); dedicated as a whole to Jane and Paul Bowles.