London: Victor Gollancz LTD, 1962.
First British edition and first hardcover edition; first printing. Bound in publisher's original rust-colored cloth; lacking the dust jacket. Good. Lean to spine and rubbing to lettering on spine. Textblock edge is heavily foxed and wit ha remainder mark to the bottom edge. Pages toned, hinge at title page slightly exposed and light foxing to preliminary pages. The author's second novel, though he later disowned his first as "hackwork." Item #140941480