Like new, appears unread, unclipped and not remaindered. Interior is clean and unmarked. Bright red ink titles to the spine. Corners are sharp and square. Spine is slightly cocked. Unclipped dustjacket is moderately bumped and rubbed to extremities with some chipping. 1 cm tear to the bottom edge of the rear wrap. Some shelfwear to show. Now protected in archival brodart jacket. This book contains the collection of short stories that launched Mr. Vanderhaeghe’s wonderful literary career.