UK First Edition, First Printing (Hamish Hamilton, 1948). Signed and dated by the author to the front endpaper. Minor compression to head of spine; edges lightly toned with some foxing; a little spotting to front and rear paste-downs and endpapers; inscription to front endpaper.
Original dust jacket is price-clipped with some chipping to spine tips and corners; small closed tear to top corner of front panel; rear panel lightly toned. A very good copy indeed of the author's first book.The prime objective of Fine Book Cellar is to procure the finest first editions for collectors and all those that have enjoyed and taken to heart a particular work of fiction or non-fiction and want to own it in its original form. All books are carefully and expertly packaged so that they reach you in the exact condition that they were in upon leaving our shelves. We are also a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) and the Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association (PBFA) and adhere to their Code of Ethics. All enquiries are welcome, so please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions and do feel free to either follow the store or subscribe to the newsletter, as new items are listed regularly. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "fine_books" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Egypt, Reunion, South Africa.