London: Jonathan Cape, 1956. FIRST EDITION, Binding B (Type 'B' cloth, designated without priority). Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.257; , blank. Publisher's black cloth titled in silver, with the pictorial dust-jacket designed by Pat Marriott, priced at 12/6. A well-preserved copy, gently handled and with some light rubbing and a couple of discreet tears. Remains fresh in appearance with well defined, strong colour to the spine (the white lettering often goes yellow and the pink can fade). A superior example, housed in an elegant leather-spined clamshell box. Item #55411
Gilbert A4a (1.1).