FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, 8vo, pp. 213, . Original red boards, spine lettered in gilt, dustjacket printed in green, black and red. Marginal marks to a few pages. Dustjacket a touch rubbed, some chipping to edges and faint stains to rear panel, trace of old ownership inscription to flyleaf. Signed by the author to the title-page: ‘Best wishes, Alan Sillitoe,’ bookseller’s ticket of City Book Store to pastedown.