LEAVEN OF MALICE
Edition: First US Edition
New York: Scribner's, 1955. Octavo, light greenish-yellow cloth. pp (vi), 312, (2). Yellowing to page edges, light sunning to extreme top edges of covers, light offset yellowing to inner margins of free endpapers; crease at top of 10 leaves (manufacturing flaw, printing not disturbed); else a fine, clean and bright copy, no owner names. Black matte dust jacket has minor rubbing to spine tips and outer corners, nick to lower edge of front panel, yellow spine lettering just a touch darkened, else a VG+ example, flap price intact.The second novel of the Salterton trilogy and his second novel overall. Toronto edition was in 1954. Quite a nice copy, much better than usual, of the scarcer American edition.