Chatto and Windus, 1968.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. 350pp. Brown boards with gilt lettering to spine. Pictorial dustwrapper complete with original and Book Society wraparound band. A fine copy with no inscriptions. Clean textblock edges. The fine dustwrapper has light wear only. Original price of 30snet on front flap. None of the usual tanning to spine. Light crease to band. A wonderful copy & rare with wraparound band.
The novel combines elements of thriller and romantic comedy genres & was short listed for the 1969 Booker Prize.