SIGNED without inscription by the author to the half-title page. Like new, appears unread, and not remaindered. Interior is clean and unmarked. Bright gilt titles to spine. Corners are sharp and square. Two small “dings” to the back edge of the spine. Dustjacket is lightly bumped and rubbed to extremities, couple of tiny chips with mild shelfwear to show. Now protected in archival brodart jacket. One of Canada’s most recognized and honoured writers, Callaghan cut his teeth in Paris with Fitzgerald and Hemmingway, whom Mr. Callaghan roundly tuned up in a “friendly” boxing match at Hemmingway’s instance.