TURVEY: a military picaresque.
Edition: First printing
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1949. Inscribed by Author; Red boards. Minute rubbing to spine tips, slight yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has partial splits to front flap fold; small corner chips, short split to lower rear spine fold; nicks slight rubbing to edges of panels; in all, just good, but still respectable in appearance, now protected with plastic. Inscribed by the author "With best wishes and many thanks to Gwen Scott from Earle Birney and [upside down] TopsyTurvey". A comic novel of Birney's experiences in the Canadian Army during World War II. The book was chosen from reprinting in the seminal New Canadian Library paperback series.; Signed by Author