London: Robert Hale Limited, 1956. First edition. Hardcover. 192pp. Octavo [22 cm] Black paper covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. The spine ends are bumped, and the boards are just a little bit warped. The dust jacket is heavily rubbed, and has periodic small closed and open tears in the edges. One of the tears has been backed with a couple of pieces of tape. Very good / good +. Item #47195
From the jacket- "For the first time in this country since de Quincy, a drug addict has written his astounding confessions; a documentary that horrifies yet compels the reader to walk with Thorp into the half-light of London's drug world."