At Play in the Fields of the Lord by Peter Matthiessen (signed to Kurt Vonnegut)

At Play in the Fields of the Lord by Peter Matthiessen (signed to Kurt Vonnegut)

500.00

First Edition, Stated 2nd Printing.  Published by Random House, 1965.  Octavo. 

Black cloth over tan boards stamped in gold with orange top stain. 

From the personal collection of Kurt Vonnegut.  Signed twice with a signed note by Peter Matthiessen laid in.  Flat signed on pastedown; signed “For Jill & Kurt, Yours, Peter” on flyleaf; note reads, “You said you’d never read this, and Marboro’s might be out.  It’s a great underground novel – six feet under.” 

Book is very good.  Straight spine, sharp corners.  Dust jacket is very good with moderate edge wear and nicks, is price-clipped with a four-inch tear from top left corner to front panel center. 

A lovely signed presentation copy from one great American author to another. 

373 pages.  LCCC # 65-21230. 

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