FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. [viii], 308, . Original black & red comb-marbled ‘Flexiback’ cloth boards, spine lettered in gilt. Front pastedown lightly marked (from the removal of a bookplate), spine gently sunned, extremities a touch rubbed. A note to front flyleaf presenting the book to ‘the Library’ by Bettina Hatchard, dated 1938.
Waugh's fifth novel.