William Heinemann Ltd., London, 1949, First edition. Hardback, bound in dark blue cloth with title on spine and author's monogram on front board, both in silver; 8vo., [x] 267 pp.; D/J. Book condition: VG, edges of book-block and endpapers slightly foxed, otherwise clean and with firm binding, no bumps; gift dedication, dated Xmas '49, on fly-title page, no other inscriptions. D/J condition: Fair, chipped and frayed on edges with small pieces missing; spine slightly sunned; not price-clipped.