First edition, first printing. 8vo. Red boards with gilt lettering to spine. Yellow Gollancz dustwrapper. A very good copy with clean boards. Usual tanning to textblock edge with some light foxing. No inscriptions. The very good+ dustwrapper is clean with some light wear to extremities & some dusting. Original price of 18/- net on front flap.
Basis for the 1970 film starring Oliver Reed & Hayley Mills. The author's fourth novel - a comedy.