THE AMERICAN SHORE. Elizabethtown, New York: Dragon Press, 1978. Octavo, pp. [1-10] i-v [vi] 1-243 [244-248: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], cloth. First edition. Copy "B" of four (?) lettered copies signed by Delany, this being editor/publisher David G. Hartwell's copy. One of the two dedication copies with a handwritten inscription following the printed dedication to Dorothy and Heywood Jones: " & for David Hartwell, / without whom ... /. Samuel R. Delany / Pleasantville, / Aug 5th, 1978." A book-length study of Thomas M. Disch's story, "Angouleme," part of a sequence of 334. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 8-47. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#157495).
First edition so stated on copyright page.