SIGNED without inscription to the title page by Mr. Matthiessen. Additionally signed by photographer Birgit Freybe Bateman, whose photographs are featured in the book, under her name on the copy right page. An inscription to the “ thank you” page opposite appears to be in her hand as well. Stated first printing. Like new, appears unread, unclipped and not remaindered. Interior is clean and free of any markings. Boards are clean. Small “ding” to the rear board. Bright silver titles to spine. Unclipped dustjacket is very gently bumped to extremities. Now protected in archival brodart jacket.