London: Andre Deutsch, 1958. First Edition. First Impression, preceding the American edition published by Coward McCann. Octavo (19cm); black paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; ,7-204pp. Scattered foxing to endpapers and text edges, mild offsetting from jacket flaps onto endpapers, small stain to right edge of textblock, with lower right corner of front board gently bumped, 1.5cm tear to lower rear hinge, and a horizontal crease to lower rear cover; Very Good. Dustjacket is price-clipped, lightly edgeworn and gently spine-sunned, with some light dustiness, foxing to verso, and several small tears and attendant creases; Very Good+. The author's first book.