New York, Random House, 1950. Stated first printing. Open tears and chipping to dust jacket. Bowles' mother read the works of Poe to him in his youth, which inspired him to write his own stories, and indeed, this volume is dedicated to her. Includes the title story as well as the Distant Episode and Pages From Cold Point. Slight wear to extremities with tiny tear to each spine end. Open tears and chipping to dust jacket. $45.00.