Lawrence: The Falcon Press, 1948. First U.K. Edition. Attractive British edition of this mid-career novel by Caldwell, the story of an ill-fated small-town woman of "easy virtue" who tries to find a man for herself and her dim-witted 18 year old daughter. Hilarity ensues. FIrst Impression. Octavo; red-orange cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 176pp. Vintage bookseller's ticket to front pastedown, offset to endpapers, with starting oxidation to spine gilt; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 8s.6d. net), lightly edgeworn, with a few tiny tears and some grubbiness to rear panel; Very Good+ or better.