Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1961.
Hardcover. First edition. Octavo. Publisher's red cloth titled and decorated in gilt and black to the spine and front board. A trifle bumped, near fine in price-clipped very good or better dustwrapper with die-cut window as issued (and a little nicking around the die-cut window). "With The Compliments of The Author" slip with the date of publication stamped on it laid in, as well as Inscribed by McCullers in her post-stroke hand on the front fly leaf "For Monique and Valentin, Love Carson."