First UK edition, limited issue. Number 72 of 150 copies, signed by the author and printed on Van Gelder paper. A trade edition of 750 copies was also printed. From the library of Anthony Hobson, with his bookplate to the inner lid of the solander box; Hobson (1921-2014) was the director of Sotheby’s and noted bibliophile.
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Octavo. Original buff wrappers, title to front cover in black. Housed in a marbled solander box. Wrappers and and endleaves foxed. An excellent copy.