London: Hogarth Press, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. First Impression of one of the author's early collections, of 10 short stories. Small 8vo: viii,250pp. Publisher's tangerine cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge stained deep pink, bottom edge untrimmed; dust jacked, priced 8s/6d. Very Fine and unread. Fine+ / Fine+. Item #BB1578
"William Sansom was once described as London's closest equivalent to Franz Kafka. He wrote in hallucinatory detail, bringing every image into pin-sharp focus. . . . He fell from favour, but now there is a movement to rediscover his finest works." (The Independent) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.