First UK edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents clean throughout. Complete with the lightly creased dustwrapper which is without loss or tears. Not price-clipped (£5.95 to the front flap). Scarce in the UK edition.
Signed by the author in blue ink on the title page. Provenance: From the author's own collection.
Stock code: 16244
London: Robert Hale.