First edition. Limited to 26 lettered copies signed by the author. This is lettered copy "J" and is bound in full goatskin morocco, decorated with marbled page edges and black pictorial endpapers. A collection of nonfictional and fictional entries ...essays, an interview, short stories, and unfinished novels. Most of the pieces reflect the West that has been Crumley's home ... a land of men, cars and greed that has left visible marks on the landscape, from the killing of the buffalo to Houston, and "air-conditioned paradise on the Gulf Coast plain. This copy is housed in a cloth clamshell case especially made for this book, with a paper label on the spine and titles stamped in black.
Inventory Number: 43532