First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine. A very good copy, the binding clean, the corners a little bumped and the pages edges spotted. Complete with the better than very good lightly rubbed dustwrapper which has a few spots to the rear panel. Not price-clipped.
Inscribed by the author in blue ink on the front free endpaper "To Bernard and Josephine [Miles] / another highly moral work / Jack L". Further inscribed on the front flap "This is the book / ?? threatened to / make a film of / JL". The recipients, Sir Bernard and Lady Josephine Miles, were actors and founders of the Mermaid Theatre.
Stock code: 10504