signed first edition
1974 · New York
by Nichols, John; Templeton, Rini [jacket illustrator]
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1974. First Edition. large 8vo., 445 pp., VG-/G+; orange matte DJ, spine faded light brown, black lettering to spine unaffected; mild scattered liquid staining to back of spine and front cover; material loss to head and tail of spine; open tear to top of fore-edge between front cover and front flap, open tear to top edge of back cover towards hinge; "$8.95" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; spine and boards cocked, boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; mild foxing to top, small stain and creased leaves to top of fore-edge; mild liquid damage, with staining from black cloth boards bleeding through to back paste-down and adjacent bottom corner of text-block; INSCRIBED by Nichols to ffep: "For Dave, Been a long time between shots. Que no? [sic] But here's to you, man, for all the music, books, times we've shard, given to each; for all the love - John," dated Sept. 12, 1974; shelved Case 6. 1289239. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
(Inventory #: 1289239)