The Exorcist. New York: Harper & Row, 1971. First Edition. Quarter cloth, brown paper boards in publisher's pictorial dust jacket designed by Frederick Cantor. Light chipping to jacket edges, otherwise a very good to fine copy. Presentation copy, Inscribed by the Author to his brother and sister-in-law on front free endpaper: 'To Eve & Ed - with Love From Your Brother, Bill Blatty, 4/12/71' "A landmark of modern horror fiction that grounds the classic battle between Good and Evil in the generation gap of the 1960s and explores the incongruity of religious faith in the modern secular world" (Fantasy and Horror 6-36)."