London: Jonathan Cape, 1962 [actually issued October 1961]. UNCORRECTED PROOF copy of the First Edition. Octavo (18 x 11cm), pp.221. Publisher's green wraps, with titles printed in black. Contents clean, front cover has a few localised marks; very good indeed. An attractive copy of an uncommon item, housed in a custom-made fleece-lined, leather-spined clamshell box; only 500 copies were issued. The proof features several differences within the preliminaries, plus numerous literals and textual changes. Item #55650
Gilbert A10a 'Proof Copies'.