London: The Hogarth Press, 1937. Very Good. Item #11358
London: The Hogarth Press, 1937. First Edition. 16mo (6.75" x 4.25");150pp. Publisher's blue cloth with black lettering to spine. Missing dust jacket. Boards lightly shelfworn with some scuffs down joints, darkening to spine, and general light smudging / soiling to surface. Front board just a bit bowed. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
Isherwood's novella based on cabaret singer Jean Ross, republished later in his novel Goodbye Berlin. The character of Bowles would be taken up in other works, including the play and film versions of I Am a Camera (1951 / 1955) and Cabaret (1966 / 1972), and was an influence on other writers' characters, such as Capote's Holly Golightly.
[Westby & Brown p. 6; Woolmer 411].