This hardcover book is square and tight. The boards and spine have no wear with pristine lettering. The pages and endpages are clean, with no markings or folds. The dustjacket is As New, save very mild shelfwear to the rear and a whisper of edgewear of the extremities of the spine. Original Price is intact. Now attractively protected in mylar. Not ex-lib. No remainder mark. A Paris Review Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 003120
Title: The Joint
Publication Date: 1971
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Jacket present as described
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Doubleday, 1971. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. First Edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Stated First Edition. 1st printing (no later printings indicated).Clean and tight. No markings. Dust jacket has slight edge wear. Price intact. Published by Paris Review editions, a division of Doubleday. "Mr. Blake, who called himself the world's most inept burglar, catapulted to literary fame in 1971 with the publication by Doubleday & Company of ?The Joint.? The book was a collection of Mr. Blake's letters to various friends and was organized by George Plimpton, who took the letters to Doubleday. A section of ?The Joint? appeared in Esquire magazine, as did a short story, ?The Widow, Bereft,? which was selected by Martha Foley and Whit Burnett for their Best American Short Stories of 1971." (NYT 2/20/1979). Ships in a box. Fast shipping from NYC!. Bookseller Inventory # 0515201716