First edition in English, first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. With 4 illustrations. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents spotted to the text block edge and with the publisher's "Archive Copy" stamp to the title page are otherwise clean throughout. Complete with the original dustwrapper which has a small nick without loss at the head of the lightly faded spine and the publisher's "File Copy" stamp to the upper panel.
Scarce in the first UK edition. Provenance: From the archive of the publisher Victor Gollancz.
Stock code: 15310