London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1950. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A very good copy. The second in Peake's famous trilogy. Neil Gaiman is reported to be adapting the trilogy for TV. One of the most unique and influential works of speculative fiction. In Cawthorn and Moorcock's 100 Greatest Fantasy books [p137]. Some nibbling and a couple of tears to the spine tips. One chip to spine tips. One inch split to jacket at spine. Fore-corners a little worn. Publisher's price overlay to front flat. Gift inscription to endpaper. [7343, Hyraxia Books].