The First UK Printing published by Home & Van Thal (UK) in 1946. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Orange top-stain still present and uniformly faded. Light pushing at the spine ends. Gilt titling remains bright. Light spotting and toning to the text block and prelims with some toning to the page edges. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The scarce WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ condition. Mild edge-wear with a little creasing and a few nicks in places. Closed tears to the lower rear flap and spine folds. The Donovan Lloyd wrapper artwork looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. The book has been Signed by the author to the title page : 'Best Wishes, Francis King'. The author's very scarce first novel. Collectible.
Author King, Francis
Publisher Home & Van Thal : 1946
Condition Very Good+