First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Light grey cloth lettered and decorated in silver (matching the design of the jacket). A very fine copy, sharp, tight and square, with no marks or blemishes. Vivid blue endpapers. In the fine dustwrapper, designed and illustrated by the author. Not price-clipped and correctly priced (£7.95) to the front flap. An immaculate copy.
Signed in black ink, without dedication, to the front free endpaper. The author's third novel, adapted from a play of the same title written in 1964, produced for BBC television in 1968, and eventually staged in 1972. Unusually for Gray, there are no internal illustrations. (Moores B3a).
Stock code: 17531