THE WIND'S TWELVE QUARTERS: SHORT STORIES. New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row, Publishers, . Octavo, red wrappers printed in black. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. Retrospective collection of Le Guin's short stories published during the decade following her debut as a writer. Seventeen stories including many of her major early stories: "The Rule of Names, "Nine Lives," Vaster than Empires and More Slow" and "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas." One of the major short story collections of the 1970s. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-645. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-164. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 112-13. A fine copy. A rare proof. (#160288).