First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original burgundy cloth with silver titles to the spine, in the Stead illustrated dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the cloth and titles bright. The contents are clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the very good or better rubbed and nicked price-clipped dustwrapper which has a small chip to the top right corner of the rear panel. Not price-clipped (8s 6d net to the front flap).
Signed by Hammond Innes in black ink on the title page. Uncommon thus.
Stock code: 18598