London: Bodley Head, 1960. Derrick Greaves (dust jacket). First Edition. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. 12mo. Pp. 157. Dark red buckram, titles stamped in gilt on the spine: edges moderately foxed, a few leaves less so. In the two color illustrated dust jacket, price 12s 6d unclipped: spine color slightly sunned. Very Good+ / Very Good+. Item #6026
A middle-aged man becomes involved in the lives of a working class family and their dog Evie. "A fairy story for adults," first novel from the long-time literary editor of The Listener. Dust jacket preserved in a removable, clear archival sleeve.