NY: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1947). First Edition. 8vo, pp. 375. Untrimmed. Covers some soiled, lacks the dj. The author's first book. Item #32316
Lowry's expressionistic novel of the final, desperate day of a former British consul drinking himself to death in Mexico. Basis for the John Huston film featuring Albert Finney (who was nominated for an Oscar) and Jacqueline Bisset.