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Description: Ward Lock, London, 1956, 2nd imp., 1st state, 316pp, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, upper edge coloured, decorated dustwrapper by Peter Rudland, a scarce first state of the second impression in the same size as the first edition (more commonly found bound in smaller format uniform edition which it precedes), not with the cancels of half title and title of the first edition but with normally printed leaves (with, however, the now unnecessary explanation of title change retained on verso title), and in a dustjacket based on the original design but without the deletions and with the title amended, lightly rubbed at tips, faint ring mark to cloth upper board, light foxing at edges, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, short closed nick top edge at lower hinge, a few fox marks, very good in a very good dustwrapper,

Keywords: fiction period (1850-1950)

Price: GBP 20.00 = appr. US$ 28.56 Seller: A Book for all Reasons
- Book number: 34473

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