Edition: First US printing
Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1955. Khaki boards.Tidy ink name to front free endpaper; soft crease to foot of spine; else fine. Jacket has a fingernail size chip to head of spine (no lettering lost); spine faintly tanned; panels faintly dust soiled and with short closed tea rs; mainly fine otherwise, flap price intact. M&L A38b. An edition of only 3K copies. A self-lacerating novel about his years in the early 1940's spent in Toronto, a period he considered the low point of his life. The most personal of all of his novels, written in his seventies, and the book some consider his best work.