London: Jonathan Cape, (1971).
First edition. Inscribed and signed by author. 351p. Illustrated. Publisher's tan cloth with gilt spine titles on a black ground. About fine but for minor bump to front lower corner and medium foxing to text block fore-edge. Dust jacket complete, not price-clipped with wear to corners and edges. Item #22238
Authors inscription: "For 'Tom" (miss L. E. Thomas), Menina's Teacher, with best wishes Michael Howard, May 1971"