London: Jonathan Cape, 1957. Fourth printing [New Edition]. Octavo (20 x 13cm), pp.218; , blank. Publisher's black cloth-effect paper over boards with red titles and 'Heart' design to upper, pictorial green 'playing card' dust-wrapper illustrated by Pat Marriott (uncredited on this impression), priced at 13/6 (many are price clipped). Book is near fine. Jacket has some chips and tears plus some toning and marks to the panels. An important edition; this is the first appearance of this striking and long-lived dust-wrapper design, which was in print until the 1980s. Item #52815
Gilbert A1a (4).