John Calder, 1964. First Edition. Cloth. Used - Very Good / Very Good. Item #234543
First/first (Trade edition) in dust stained, rubbed, mildly edgeworn jacket. Not price clipped. Original British price 30s. on flap lower corner. John Sewell jacket design printed in stricking pink & black & white. Darkening to jacket verso. Grey cloth boards with gold lettering on spine edge. Slight lean to spine. Foxing, dust stains to textblock top edge. A few scattered dark spots fore-edge. How It Is was issued in edition of 4200. 100 copies on hand made paper bound in vellum (marked A-1 to A-100) signed by author. 100 copies on hand made paper bound bound in morocco (marked B-1 to B-100). And this Trade edition Hardbound. This is not signed and not numbered, to be clear. Translated from his original French by Beckett, simply because he was Samuel Beckett, not your normal Irishmen. Or perhaps because he was your normal Irishman, considering Ireland also produced James Joyce, W.B. Yeats, and Oscar Wilde, to name but three.