Philadelphia / New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1957). First American edition. 8vo. Blue boards in pictorial dust jacket. Very good in like DJ. Light edgewear, small chips and tears to jacket; a bit of toning. Touch of soil to top edge of book. Interior clean and unmarked throughout. Binding sound. 224pp. (Item ID: 19892)
Handsome copy of Spark's first book. Praised by Graham Greene on front flap as "[o]ne of the few really original first novels I have read for many years," the book is known for its treatment of Catholicism and aphetamine addiction.