New York: Random House, 1955. First edition. Hardcover. 406pp. Octavo [21 cm] Black cloth over boards with gold lettering on blue and green ink stamped panels on the spine and front cover. The spine is heavily rolled. The front free endpaper has a previous owner's name and a bookseller's ticket. There are occasional notations on the pages. In a worn dust jacket which has a number of creased tears in the edges, and is backed with tape at the head of the spine. Good / good. Item #54718
A first edition of Paul Bowles' third novel.