Bound in original red cloth, gilt with blind stamped block on front board, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has sunned spine and some edge chips, including head of spine. A little wear to extremities and small stain on top edge; otherwise a very good copy.
Jonathan Cape Limited and The Book Society.,
A novel by roger vailland. translated from the french by peter wiles.
'this edition issued on first publication by the book society ltd in association with jonathan cape ltd july 1958.'
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 5.5 x 7.5 inches. 255 +  pp.
A translation of La Loi, which won the Prix Goncourt, published in Paris in 1957, by the French novelist, Roger Vailland (1907-65). A psychological novel set in Southern Italy.
[Stock No. 25162]