Bernard Gutteridge. Jacket design by John Banting.
Weidenfeld and Nicolson. London. 1954. First edition. Hardback, 8vo; red cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 247 pages. English. 190 x 130mm. 0.3kg. . Very good, in very good dust jacket; light shelf wear to jacket, occasional short tear to top forecorners and head of spine, light toning to spine and fore-edges, price-clipped; slight lean to spine, slight spotting to edges.
A pre-"Mad Men" novel, with a dust jacket by John Banting. Bernard Gutteridge's novel is set within the Mayfair Advertising Agency and includes a host of creative and eccentric characters. Surrealist artist John Banting has provided a striking jacket design.