Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1962). First printing. Hardcover. Octavo. [vi], 230 pages. Binding shows just a hint of fading along top and bottom edges of boards, slight dustiness to textblock edges. Prior owner gift inscription dated Halloween 1962 on verso of front free endpaper. Jacket is price clipped and has minor rubs along joint folds and at top and bottom edges of spine. Very good in a very good dust jacket.
Yate's first collection of stories, published the year after his critically acclaimed debut novel, "Revolutionary Road." These stories also received positive critical attention, being compared favorably with James Joyce's "Dubliners."