Very Good / Very Good. Item #11261
New York: Covici Friede, 1937. First American Edition. Octavo; 372pp. Illustrated dust jacket with $2.50 price intact; book in beige cloth with red lettering and blue ornamentation. Blue topstain. Jacket shows a few shallow closed tears and a bit of biopredation along bottom edge, darkening to spine with fading to spine lettering, and some general toning / smudging to surface. Boards a bit toned and worn along edges, with some faint spotting to front board and darkening to lightly-cocked spine. Spots of foxing / superficial staining to fore-edge. Endpapers a bit toned. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
Durrell's second novel, written under pseudonym after the failure of his first novel, Pied Piper of Lovers.