HAPPY AS LARRY
Edition: First US issue
New York: Criterion Books, 1958. Black boards. Made from sheets of the 1957 UK first edition with a cancel title leaf. Small sticker scar to upper outer corner of front free endpaper, slight yellowing to endpapers, else fine. Dust jacket (art by Ben Einborn) has tiny chips to spine ends, very light soiling to rear panel, light yellowing to spine, near fine otherwise. The author's second book, a novel about an unhappy, unemployable, aspiring writer led him to be associated by critics with the Angry Young Men. Uncommon edition.