New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1985. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); blue-gray paper and red cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [x],148,pp. Generically signed "With best wishes, Jamaica Kincaid" on the half-title page. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $11.95), with gentle sunning to spine and some trivial wear. The Antiguan-American author's first novel, a coming-of-age story about a young Antiguan girl.