Title THE BLACK BOOK
Book Condition Small ownership label to the front pastedown endpaper, faint strip of stain to the fore-edge pages, minor wear to the spine ends, else near fine; in a lightly shelfworn dust jacket with tiny tears and nicks to the crown. The jacket is not price-clipped.
Edition First U.S. edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Black cloth with gilt-embossed spine titles.
Publisher New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1960.
Seller ID 44473.00
Originally published in Paris by the Obelisk Press (1938), this is the initial U.S. appearance of "the first piece of work by a new English writer to give me any hope for the future of prose fiction."--T.S. Eliot. Durrell's first novel.