London: Secker and Warburg, 1962. 8vo. First edition. Original blue hardcovers, silvergilt. Fore edge a little spotted. Bookplate on front pastedown. Very light foxing to prelims. Rubbed and dust-soiled d/w has a chip at the foot of the spine and a few internal tape repairs. Good + in poor d/w. Item #5121
A reading copy of the author's follow-up to The Last Grain Race and A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush. Life in the women's wholesale dress trade after being a prisoner-of-war.
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