London: Allen Lane, Christmas, 1958.
Edited by Hans Schmoller and privately printed for Allen Lane on white Hoshi-Shi paper at the Westerham Press. One of 1500 copies. 7 X 4.75 ins. 40 French-fold leaves. Quarter vellum with Japanese wood veneer covered boards. Gilt spine title. 31 wood engravings formerly used in Penguin books here printed on recto pages from the original blocks: 7 each by Reynolds Stone, 6 each by David Gentleman, 3 each by George Buday, 7 each by Diana Bloomfield, 3 each by Imre Reiner, 1 by Derek Harris, 3 each by Cecil Keeling and 1 by Roy Morgan. Near fine with dent on spine and lower front corner.