Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986,
First Edition, Uncorrected Proof Copy. octavo, original printed heavy paper wrappers. Houghton Mifflin, Item #25474
Inscribed and signed by Boyer on the title page: "(line through his printed name) For Skip Carter - With Appreciation & All Best Wishes - Rick (he has drawn a lit cigarette)". A very fine copy with publisher's promotional material laid in.