London: Chatto and Windus, 1973. First U.K. Edition. First Impression. Octavo, (20cm.); blue boards stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; publisher's red wrap around band; 389pp.; spine tips gently nudged, a Fine copy. The dustjacket is unclipped (priced £2.75 net), Fine jacket.
Book two of *The Human Predicament Trilogy*, only the first two volumes, The Fox in the Attic (1961) and The Wooden Shepherdess (1973), were complete when Hughes died; twelve chapters, less than 50 pages, of the final volume are now published.