Chapman and Hall, 1965, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Hugh Marshall Cover Art
Black coloured boards with silver coloured titles. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Hugh Marshall, with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Berl has found comfort in discomfort in his many jobs and life. "... There are, however, to banes to his existence. One is the cooking of his friend and admirer, Mrs Kamenetz-Podolsk, which he looks upon as tacit euthanasia. The other is his wife. One day she vanishes, and the fear of her reality is replaced by the fear of her return." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening of the backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners and lower book edges. Browning, some marks, to the textblock edges. Offset tanning to the endpapers and original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges and a little rubbing to the panels. Sunning to the rear dustwrapper panel. Staining to the verso of the dustwrapper the full length of the backstrip and to the lower half of the front dustwrapper panel and to the rear fold over crease. This staining can be seen to the rear rear dustwrapper panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. , 5-153,  pages.. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Hugh Marshall Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 0115625.