London: PL/Nicholson & Watson, 1944. 1st Edition. Small octavo, publisher's black cloth over black and yellow illustrated paper-covered boards.
Illustrated with six plates in color and black-and-white, as well as several in-text vignettes, by Lucian Freud. His first book work. Cloth spine slightly dusty, light foxing to endpapers, closed tear to top edge of one page. Unclipped dust jacket with mild toning and discoloration to spine. Near fine. Item #944