[New York]: Henry Holt, .
Hardcover. Unbound dark brown quarter cloth and light brown papercovered boards which were used on the published book WITHOUT TEXT. Fine. Although not marked as such, from the collection of Pynchon's editor Ray Roberts's copy. Roberts was an influential editor with Viking, Henry Holt, and then Little, Brown, and he worked closely with John Fowles, Martha Grimes, Thomas Pynchon, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. He began editing Pynchon when the latter went to Little, Brown, starting with his book *Slow Learner*.