London: Faber & Faber, 1954. First edition. Inscribed by the author on the day of publication at the first blank; For Barbara and Bill Smith with much love from the author Enid Starkie 23rd April 1954 Day of Publication."
Starkie's great biography of the Romantic, proto-Surrealist writer Petrus Borel.
Spine lightly cocked, though the binding remains sound. Rubbed at extremities. A very good example lacking the dust jacket. Item #27672