Item #8366 The Pheasant. Raymond Carver.
The Pheasant

The Pheasant

Worcester, MA: Metacom Press, 1982. Signed Limited Edition. Octavo, publisher's side-stitched marbled paper wraps, printed paper label to upper wrap, french flaps, brown laid endpapers, original acetate dust jacket.

Signed limited edition of this short story by legendary short fiction writer and poet Raymond Carver. "The Pheasant" follows a couple in an age gap relationship who take a spontaneous trip–involving roadkill–from Los Angeles to Carmel, California. The story was published after his landmark collection Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? (1976) and later included in Carver’s wide ranging collection Fires (1985). Published by William Ferguson’s Worcester-based fine press Metacom as part of a series that also included works by John McPhee and Ann Beattie. Number 37 of 150 signed copies in wraps, from a total edition of 176. Some curling to wraps, small closed tear to spine-head of acetate dust jacket. Near fine. Item #8366

$250.00

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