Viking, May 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very Good / Very Good. Item #236846
First/first (US) in dustjacket mildly darkened at margins. Not price clipped. Original price of $11.95 on flap. Ochre end pages. Quarter bound: umber cloth covered spine somewhat faded gold lettering & tan paper covered boards. Slight spine lean. Foxing top edge & deckled fore-edge. Tight binding. Clean interiors. Review copy with Viking Press review slip & Jerry Bauer photo print of Isabel Colegate 'to be published' with review. Same photo used on the novel's jacket back flap. Colegate has published more than a dozen novels and received a Fellowship of the Royal Society of Literature. Yet she is remembered most for this one book, doubtless due having been made into a famous film of same name, directed by Alan Bridges with James Mason, John Gielgud, Dorothy Tutin and Edward Fox.