London: Chatto & Windus, 1929. Limited edition. Hardcover. 283pp. Octavo [21 cm] 1/4 orange cloth with decorative floral paper covered boards and a gilt stamped title on the spine. Very good. The covers are lightly rubbed and bumped. The spine is discolored and subtly stained. There is a 1/4 inch loss from the cloth at the head of the spine. There are multiple small light moisture stains on the front cover near the spine. The underlying boards are exposed along the edges. There is a bookseller's small label on the rear pastedown. The pages are mildly browned. Item #26688
Signed by Hughes on the limitation page. #118 of 150 copies. Hughes’s first novel, A High Wind in Jamaica, was published in 1928 and was a best seller in the United Kingdom and America.