New York: Bantam Books, 1980. First Edition. Paperback. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Near fine condition. Item #019094
[x], 368 pages, [iii] pages. Paperback binding with minimal shelfwear. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page "For [name withheld]! [signed] Tom Wolfe." This is a prepublication copy of the first Bantam paperback edition, issued to point-of-sale distributors (retail bookstores). Included is a rarely seen bag with the words "Don't Forget The Right Stuff Bantam" printed on it; the coating on the vinyl has degraded and is slightly sticky and soiled. The text is clean and unmarked. First Bantam paperback edition, previously issued by Farrar & Straus & Giroux in multiple printings.