London: Eyre & Spotiswoode, 1958.
First Edition. Hardcover. 7 1/2" X 5 1/8". 223pp. Moderate edgewear to unclipped dust jacket designed by Harry More-Gordon, with light dust soiling and bumping to extremities. Erased pencilled notation to front flap. Wine-colored cloth over boards, with spine lettered in gilt. Corners bumped, else fine. Binding is firm and sound. Bookseller ticket to rear pastedown. Pages are clean and unmarked. A presentable copy of this novel of "two people adrift in that world which everywhere underlies the comfortable societies of the post-war age: the world of the refugee, the stateless person, the exile, those who live on their wits or their courage and for whom there are no hiding-places left" by novelist, screenwriter, and biographer Rupert Croft-Cooke. Very good + / very good +. Item #2872