First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Original black cloth, in dustwrapper. An excellent fine copy in the very good or better lightly rubbed and spine faded dustwrapper. Not price-clipped.
Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Sir Compton Mackenzie / in admiration - Robert Nye / Wednesday, 10th April, 1963". Laid in is an ALS from the author presenting the book to Compton Mackenzie and advising that it is one of 6 complimentary copies given to the author pre-publication.
Stock code: 9473