Song of Solomon
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. First edition. Review copy, with laid in review slip, 5" x 8" b&w author photo, and folded press release. 22 cm. ,337,pp. Black cloth stamped in gilt to the spine and in blind to the front board, red topstain; yellow dust jacket printed in maroon and black. Modest shelfwear to spine ends and edges; light smudge/soil from handling to outer margin of one page. Dust jacket faded to spine, as usual, with some additional fading to joints and upper portion of front and rear panels; short tear and tiny nick to spine head; small crease to corner of both flaps. Original $8.95 price intact on front flap. Very Good. Very Good dust jacket.
Morrison's third novel and arguably one of her best, a critical and popular success that won her the National Book Critics Circle Award.