New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1996.
First American Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover. 9 1/4" X 6 1/4". xiv, 462pp. Photocopy of Salman Rushdie's obituary for Angela Carter in the New York Times Book Review laid in. A touch of wear to unclipped dust jacket, with nick to bottom corner of rear panel. Red paper over boards with spine backed in blue cloth and lettered in gilt. Mild shelfwear and light sunning to edges of binding, firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A presentable first American printing of the collected short stories of the great British writers, gathering together her four published books--Fireworks, The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories, Black Venus, American Ghosts and Old World Wonders--with her earlier and uncollected stories. Very good + / very good +. Item #2947