Very Good / Very Good. Item #000579
London: William Heinemann, 1953. New edition of volume first published by Cassell in 1939. Salmon dust jacket with photo of Powell on back. Binding of red cloth with gold spine stamping. Unclipped jacket shows minor chips at all corners, 1/4" piece missing at top of spine, closed 2" tear on front, spine sunned, general toning overall. Binding slightly scuffed, nudged and soiled on all edges; stamping darkened. Previous owner's signature in ink on front free endpaper. Textblock toned but unmarked and solid.
One of Powell's early, Waugh-esque novels of social comedy, reissued after the appearance of the first volumes of "Dance to the Music of Time."