London: Michael Joseph, 1954.
First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's coarse beige cloth with gilt titles blocked in green on the spine. Near Fine with dulling to gilt, toning to pages, erased previous owner name to front free endpaper and previous owner gift inscription to half-title page. In a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with some toning and light edge wear, with a tear at the top of the rear spine joint repaired with tape on the blindside and with some associated creasing. A lovely copy in a striking jacket. Contains the infamous recipe for "Haschich Fudge" on page 259, which "anyone could whip up on a rainy day," that is, so long as one could procure all the necessary ingredients. Item #140940396