Hogarth Press, London, 1959. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First edition, this is the suppressed or withdrawn first issue which includes the account of the fire at the piano factory. Unclipped dust jacket with very small tear on the bottom of the rear. The first volume in the author's acclaimed novelistic autobiographical trilogy, this volume concentrating on sketches of the author's childhood in the Gloucestershire village of Slad. A lovely fine copy.