First edition, first printing. Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine and blind stamped monogram (author's initials) to the lower right of the front panel, in dustwrapper. Publisher's compliments slip loosely laid in. A fine copy, the binding clean and square, the contents clean throughout and without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the very near fine clean and bright dustwrapper which is lightly nicked and toned to the spine. Not price-clipped (6s net to the front flap). A lovely copy.
"'Topside' is Priestley's brand-new name for a brand-new thing, for what he calls "the power organism" that is now running England. It consists of people, he declares, who do not believe in anything but being at the Top, in control of power, place, patronage and privilege" (from the jacket).
Stock code: 18439