First UK edition, first printing. Beautifully bound in green and tan goatskin, titles in black and gilt to the upper board and spine. Hand sewn endbands. All edges gilt. Housed in a bespoke tan cloth slipcase. A fine clean and bright copy.
The author's debut novel, a comic masterpiece which was originally published in Paris the year before by The Olympia Press and subsequently banned for obscenity in the United States and Ireland. The UK first edition was the first printing in hardback.
Stock code: 19456