Delacorte Press, 1974. FIRST EDITION, stated - First Printing. Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition. Original black cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and gilt and silver lettering on spine in dust jacket. Red endpapers. Dust jacket price-clipped and on protective plastic cover. Boards clean and strongm bright gilt titles. Former owner name, pages clean, tight and bright; no rips, tears or writing. Measures 8 3/4 by 6 inches. A novel by the screenwriter and author of NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY and THE PRINCESS BRIDE, the story of a graduate student/daydreamer/marathon runner who is thrust into a world of intrigue. Basis for the film starring Dustin Hoffman and Laurence Olivier. 309 pages.