London: Hutchinson, 1963. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (20cm); green cloth covered boards titled in black on the spine; dustjacket; 167pp.; illustrated by Leonard Rosoman; some lifting to the cloth of the front board; very faint spots of foxing inside front cover; about Near Fine. The dustjacket is unclipped (priced 18s net) with light rubbing along upper edge of jacket; Near Fine.
"This vivd account of a writer's boyhood would stand out simply as reportage; but brilliance of the writing lifts it to the point where it demands to be read and enjoyed as literature." (from the dustjacket).