New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First American Edition. Item #5849
First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); royal blue paper and goldenrod cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; red topstain; dustjacket; ,xii,206,pp. Bookplate signed by the author is loosely laid in. Gentle sunning to upper and lower board edges, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $6.95), gently spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with a few faint surface scratches to rear panel; Near Fine. An attractive copy of the English author's second novel, basis for William Marsh's film adaptation of the same name, starring Paul Bettany and Olivia Williams.