VONNEGUT, Kurt, Jr. (1922-2007). Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children's Crusade. New York: Seymour Lawrence Delacorte Press, 1969.
8vo. Original turquoise cloth stamped in gilt and red (some minor spotting on top edge of boards); original printed dust jacket dated "0369" on rear flap (slight toning to spine and top edge, a few small tears to head of spine, some slight rubbing to folds).
FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, SIGNED BY VONNEGUT WITH HIS SELF-PORTRAIT on half-title. Vonnegut based his scathing anti-war classic on his own experiences as a POW who survived the Allied bombing of Dresden in 1945.