A Contest of Ladies.
Publisher: Hogarth Press, London;
Date of Publication: 1956
Stock Code: 9832
FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp. 255, . Publishers’ bright tangerine cloth with gilt titles to spine, in unclipped pictorial dust-jacket designed by Charles Mozley. Corners and spine tips very slightly bruised and textblock edge lightly foxed, otherwise a clean bright copy, with no annotation or inscriptions, Jacket a little nicked & creased to edge with very minor loss at spine tips. A Very Good copy in like jacket.
15 short stories including the title tale, featuring “a middle-aged bachelor who finds himself saddled with six Beauty Queens” (from jacket front flap). Obviously a fate worse than death...
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