London: Secker & Warburg, 1957. First UK edition. Hardcover. 279pp. Octavo [20 cm] Green paper covered boards with a silver stamped title on the spine. Very good. The edges of the covers are gently bumped and rubbed. The bottom edges of the covers are barely perceptibly moisture stained. The edges of the text block are lightly foxed. The endsheets are discolored, and the first several pages are slightly foxed. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with light rubbing. The rear panel is very slightly soiled. The edges are mildly chipped. There are a couple of light moisture stains along the bottom edge. Protected with a plastic gaylord. Item #25164
The author's first novel. Jacket artwork by Lynton Lamb.