First US edition, first printing, published a year after the first UK edition. Inscribed by Williams on the title page: “To Linda, fair fortune by yours, Kit Williams.” With an invitation to the book launch and a contemporary article concerning the book both loosely inserted.
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Quarto. Original blue boards, titles to spine gilt, author’s monogram to front board in blind, orange endpapers. With the dust jacket. 12 full-page and 2 double-page colour illustrations by the author. Spine slightly cocked, extremities a touch rubbed and bumped. An excellent copy in a bright jacket with mildly sunned spine panel and minor creases to spine ends.