San Francisco: Arion Press, 1996. Octavo. x, 121pp. One of 250 copies, signed by the author. The fiftieth anniversary edition, illustrated with three photographs of Vidal during his time as first mate on an Army supply ship in World War II, when this novel was first composed. Includes a new Introduction by Vidal for this edition. A very fine copy in navy blue cloth with a paper label; a pictorial dust wrapper, near fine with half-inch tear its only flaw, is made of the same paper as the end sheets and edged top and bottom with the navy blue cloth of the binding. Prospectus laid in. Item #28428
(Arion Bibliography 51).