The Alien Land.

PARKER, JOHN.

£20.00

Publisher

George Ronald.

Place

London

Date

1961

Item Description

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 203 pp. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has edge chips and wear with water stain on lower part of rear wrapper and spine. A little browning of fly leaves and foxing of edges, but otherwise a very good copy. Decorated by publisher's device on title page. Novel set among the Italians of South Wales, who ran restaurants in the cities and valleys. John Parker (1922-82), who also published Iron in the Valleys (1959) was a writer and editor for the South Wales Echo before joining the Central Office of Information.

[Stock No. 26684]

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