New York: The New American Library, 1968. First Edition. The MGM vault copy, kept as reference by the studio subsequent to the film's release. Stamped VAULT COPY on the front jacket panel, the front panel, the front endpaper, and the title page. Also stamped METRO GOLDWYN MAYER / LIBRARY / CULVER CITY on the rectos of the front and rear endpapers, the title page, and the lower margin of pages 51, 123, 159, and 179. Likely unique.
Developed concurrently with Stanley Kubrick's 1968 film version and published after the release of the film.
Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Very slightly cocked, and with a short closed tear at the top left corner of the jacket's front panel.