First edition, first printing. Original gold paper-covered boards with red titles and illustration to the front and spine. The boards show minor wear and rubbing to the extremities with no tears or chips. The contents are entirely complete with no loose or torn pages. Owner's name and small bookplate to the front free endpaper. There is water staining to the front and rear pastedown at the edges and very lightly to the edge of the plain white border of the colour frontispiece. Text pages are not affected and the text block remains clean and tight. A near very good copy of the author's scarcest book.
Stock code: 2886