London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1956. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (19cm); red paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; ,8-223,pp. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Tiny indentation at crown, contemporary owners ink name at upper margin of front pastedown, with a single, tiny spot to right edge of textblock; a fresh, Near Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 12/6 net), gently spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with shallow loss to spine ends and corner-tips (none affecting lettering), a few tiny tears, and a few faint splash marks to spine panel; Very Good+.
The South African Nobel Prize-winner's fourth book and third collection of short stories.