AMATEURS. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [1976]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects twenty stories. Barthelme is "known primarily as a surrealist and black-humorist ... [his stories] are thoroughly bizarre and contain ideas and themes taken from myth, fantasy and SF." - Nicholls (ed), The Science Fiction Encyclopedia, p. 61. Birthday gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Tiny stain on fore-edge of text block, else a fine copy in fine priced-clipped dust jacket. (#161492).

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"First Printing, 1976" on copyright page.