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A Wizard of Earthsea - LeGuin, Ursula - 1968. 
Berkeley: Parnassus Press, 1968-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good Dust Jacket. Parnassus Press, Berkeley, 1968. 1st Printing of 1st Edition. A Scarce True First Edition with all the points: Vertical ink smudge on title page; smaller embossed reproduction of Ruth Robbins DJ cover on front of binding; " Parnassus Library Edition " box on back of reinforced binding. Only 6800 copies of the first edition were printed. Most were distributed to libraries. Very slight wear to spine ends and edges of binding and very light age toning. DJ has $3.90 Parnassus Library Edition on bottom of front flap intact (trade price clipped off top as was the practice). Some sunning and wear to spine with a few small closed tears and slight chipping at head of spine. Some very slight cover wear and soil. A nice copy of a very rare edition of an important and celebrated Fantasy work. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; boards and text also very good. DJ protected in Mylar wraps. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Pictures available on request.
[Bookseller: The Book House in Dinkytown]
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