New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957.
First Edition. Hardcover. 8 1/2" X 5 3/4". xii, 337pp. Moderate edgewear to unclipped dust jacket, with shallow chipping to head and tail of spine, sunning, and small tears to edges and extremities. Green paper over boards with spine backed in red cloth and lettered in gilt over black. Mild edgewear to binding with gentle bumping to extremities. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A handsome first printing of this Hogarthian, Dickensian, Beggar's Opera-ish novel of London by Gerald Kersh. Very good + / good +. Item #4104