Second impression before pubblication. The publisher's retained copy. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding square and firm but with a bump to the top corners, the contents clean and bright throughout, with the publisher's "Archive Copy" stamp to the title page and the "File Copy" stamp to the front free endpaper. Complete with the original, rubbed and nicked dustwrapper, with the publisher's "File Copy" stamp at the head of the upper panel.
Provenance: From the archive of the publisher Victor Gollancz.
Stock code: 16062