The Ravishing of Lol Stein
New York: Grove Press, 1966. Octavo. Hardcover with a dust jacket. Advance review copy of the first printing, containing the complimentary publisher's slip from Grove. Red boards with barely a hint of rubbing to the bottom edges of the boards. Jacket has a touch of edge wear. Near fine.
“Thoughts born and reborn, daily, always the same thoughts that come crowding in, come to life and breathe, in an accessible, boundless universe, out of which one thought, and only one, eventually manages at long last to make itself heard, become visible, slightly more visible than the others, pressuring Lol, somewhat more insistently than the others, to retain it.”