London: Hutchinson & Co. Publishers Ltd., 1956.
First Edition. Hardcover. 8" X 5 1/2". 447pp. Rather heavy edgewear to unclipped pictorial dust jacket, with small open tears to corners and extremities and shallow chipping to head and tail of spine. Green cloth over boards with spine lettered in gilt. Bumping to corners and tail of spine. Pencilled note to front pastedown, previous owner's name to front free endpaper, and bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. An overall quite well preserved and attractive first printing of Gabriel Fielding's first John Blaydon novel, In the Time of Greenbloom. Near fine / good +. Item #2896