London: John Lehmann Ltd., 1953. First UK Edition. First Impression. Octavo; blue-gray cloth, with titles stamped in maroon on spine; dustjacket; 318pp. Fading to board edges, with some very subtle offset from jacket illustration onto spine cloth; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, lightly sunned at spine, with some minor edgewear and scattered soil to rear panel; Very Good+ to Near Fine, and considerably better than usually encountered. The author's second novel and third book.