1st. Edition , 1956 . Illustrated hardcover in the dust jacket , 143 page book . This copy is signed & date ( 1964 ) and inscribed by Mark Harris to the author Jack Matthews ( 1925 - 2013 ) play wright and short story author , in San Francisco 7- 18 - 64 . A very scarce signed copy . Condition : Very Good with edge ware and foxing to the end pagies. Dust jacket is also Very Good with edge chipping and aging .