New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1953. First American Edition. New. Item #495
First Printing. Fine in a Near Fine, unclipped dustjacket. The jacket has a single 1/4" closed tear, and the faintest trace of rubbing at the extremities and flap folds. Price of $3.95 is unclipped, with the red and yellow titles on the spine panel completely unfaded. A sharp copy of the author's fifth book and second novel, his first major work of literature since beginning his self-imposed exile to France in 1946.