By: Southern, Terry, and Mason Hoffenberg
New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: (c.1964)
Edition: First American Edition
Seller ID: 19936
Binding: Hardcover First Printing
Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj
[nice tight copy, very light shelfwear, one-time owner's address label on ffep; jacket slightly age-toned, a trace of wear along top edge, two-inch wrinkle/pucker along top rear hinge, minor soiling to rear panel]. Erotic take-off on Voltaire's Candide -- generally thought of as an artifact of the 1960s, although it was first published in France (as by "Maxwell Kenton") in 1958 -- here making its first legit (i.e., non-smuggled) appearance in the U.S., this also being the first hardcover issue, ditto the first with the authors' real names acknowledged. The book has (thankfully) outli... View More...