New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, (1981).
Hardcover. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper with very slight sunning to the spine. Nicely Inscribed by the author to American author Nicholas Delbanco: "Dec., 1981. For Nicholas Delbanco, With all best wishes and great hopes for a long acquaintance and good friendship! Robb." Laid in is a nice Autograph Letter Signed sending the book, and discussing other matters. Winner of the American Book Award for best first novel. Dew is the granddaughter of the poet John Crowe Ransom.