New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Copper-stamped black cloth boards in pictorial dust jacket. Mild edgewear and scuffing; faint dampstain to rear panel of jacket. Pages lightly toned. Very good plus in very good jacket. Very good + / very good. Item #23897
Collection of Barthelme's short stories, including the widely-anthologized "The Balloon."