Riverside, NJ, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, 2004. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine / Fine. Item #107250
A fine first edition in a fine dust jacket, inscribed by the author on the title page to his friend, Michelle Benton, who is the daughter of the artist Tom Benton, who was also a good friend of Thompson's and who designed his campaign poster when Thompson ran for Sheriff of Aspen County. Includes a postcard of the Thompson poster, signed by Thompson, and inscribed Happy Birthday by Tom Benton and his wife, Michelle's parents. Included is a copy of a letter from Michelle Benton explaining how she knew Thompson and how he came about inscribing this book for her birthday. A genuine association copy of an inscribed Thompson first edition. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.