SIGNED BY DON DELILLO
DELILLO, Don. Players. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. Octavo, original half maroon cloth, original dust jacket. $900.
First edition of this dark novel about an affluent Manhattan couple who become involved with violence and sex in order to escape from their dull lives, signed by Don DeLillo.
DeLillo's fourth novel portrays the disaffection of a quintessentially modern couple, the Wynants. "A witty, harrowing and superbly controlled novel about modern alienation and violence" (Washington Post). "The wit, elegance and economy of Don DeLillo's art are equal to the bitter clarity of his perceptions" (New York Times).