How It Is. London: John Calder, 1964. Series B bound in full brown morocco, printed on handmade paper. One of 100 numbered copies Signed by Beckett. Issued in advance of the First Edition. Pp, 160, uncut, top edge gilt. Spine lightly sunned, otherwise a fine copy housed in publisher's slipcase. Beckett's sixth novel first published in French as Comment c'est by Les Editions de Minuit in 1961.