New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1988. First edition. Presumed advance copy with publicity folder containing 2 different photos of Chute; announcement of her availability for interviews in San Francisco; signed (by) publicist letter dated May 10, 1988 (prior to June 30 publication date); and 10 pages of xeroxed reviews of both this and her first book, The Beans of Egypt, Maine. Publisher's publicity folder shows a touch of light wear but is still near fine. Book is fine in near fine dust jacket with touch of minor wear and spine just slightly toned.