Jonathan Cape, 1945.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. 240pp. Blue boards with silver gilt lettering to spine. Orange & brown dustwrapper. A very good+ copy with clean boards. Some very light foxing to leading edge. No inscriptions. The very good+ dustwrapper is complete with light wear to head of spine. Original price of 9s6dnet on front flap.
Author's first novel. 1948 Somerset Maugham prize winnner.