Edition: First UK printing
London: Secker & Warburg. First hardcover edition (US ed. 1958 in paperback only). Red boards, spine lettered in yellow. A fine copy. The dust jacket has a small faint sticker stain to front panel; bit of tanning to spine and flap folds, with a damp spot to lower spine; light soiling to panels; else a VG example, no chips, tears or clips. A crime novel without murder, theft, or cops (but lots of lies, lies, and damned lies) about a young Broadway jazz singer who swindles his way to the top of the record charts, by the author of THE CINCINNATI KID (1963).; Octavo.