London: The Reprint Society, 1953. [Modern Literature] FIRST UK ILLUSTRATED EDITION, preceding Cape's own illustrated edition (published in 1955). Octavo (22 x 16cm), pp.117; . Illustrated throughout with wood engravings by Tunnicliffe and Sheppard. Publisher's green cloth with silver titles to spine against a red background, and a silver leaping fish motif to upper board. Yellow and green illustrated dust-jacket with red titles, priced at 5/; wood engravings to endpapers; top edge red. Internally fine, marginally toned to edges. Cloth lightly rubbed to extremities. Wrapper shows well, with a little edge wear, some chipping and a closed tear to the crown, a little toned to spine. An attractive bright copy. Very good. Item #53915
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