Edition: First UK printing
London: Cresset Press, 1960. Black boards. Light foxing to page edges; a printed line on the copyright page blacked out by the publisher showing through on recto of title page and offset onto the previous page; else fine. Jacket has light damp stain to spine, rear panel, front panel (not showing on book itself); rear panel has slight foxing; foxed internally, nice otherwise, with no chips, clips or tears, the damp stain not very noticable except on white rear panel. A novel of mass hysteria in a Southern town, the novel Smith herself considered her best.