London: Constable, 1936. First Edition. Octavo (21cm). Green cloth boards; dustjacket; 572pp. Purple top-stain slightly faded, else a tight, Near Fine copy in the original pictorial dustwrapper, price-clipped and with minor spots of rubbing at flap-folds and spine ends; Very Good.
Novel of the London underworld, "set against a lowering, uneasy panorama of the London of mean streets and scaling housefronts." One of Metcalfe's few forays outside the realm of fantasy fiction. Published in the United States as "Sally, The Story of A Foster-Girl." Uncommon, especially in dustwrapper.