London: Victor Gollancz, 1955. First Impression. Hardcover. First Impression of the author's second novel, after Lucky Jim. Near Fine publisher's red cloth (very neat gift inscription to the FFEP, dusty top edge, gilt lettering to the spine slightly dulled), in an about Near Fine (darkened spine, rubbed to the crown; two short closed tears, and two minor stains) copy of the fragile yellow, red, and black typographic dust jacket (not price-clipped). Near Fine / Near Fine-. Item #BB0269
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