First edition, first printing published in 1938 by Duckworth, London.

Review copy with Duckworth's printed and stamped slip. 

Book: Nr Fine, 320pp. Original red cloth with gilt stamped titles to the spine. Corners are very sharp with the lightest possible pushing to the spine tips, the boards are very bright and fresh without a mark, the spine is just as fresh, the titles bold. Text block is foxed otherwise the pages are tightly bound and very clean. 

Jacket: Vg, Original jacket priced at 7/6 net, printed on thick orange card, black upper cover with orange titlesLight wear around the top edge of the spine, general light age soiling but otherwise a very good copy. A scarce book with or without the jacket. 


*Humerous novel in which the protagonist attempts to escape the doldrums of real life by escaping into a self created fantasy world. 

Sinister Smith by A H Atkins