First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the publisher. Publisher's original russet cloth with gilt titles and decorations to the spine and upper board. Gilt top edge. A better than very good copy, the binding square and firm, the corners a little rubbed and bumped, the spine faded. The contents, with a University of Nevada bookplate to the front pastedown, are otherwise clean throughout.
Inscribed by Alston Rivers in black ink on the front free endpaper "R. Keith Johnston / from Mr. Alston Rivers / 11 May '05". A detailed description of life in London by the author of The Good Soldier. Provenance: from the library of Martin Stone.
Stock code: 17239