London: Jonathan Cape, 1955. 8vo. 256 pp. Original gilt-lettered brown cloth; dust jacket. A very good copy, the jacket unclipped, a few small nicks/losses at ends of front joint and spine panel, lightly toned. Owner's inkstamp on front free endpaper. Item #402987
FIRST EDITION of Pym's fourth novel, concerned with the activities of a group of young anthropologists. It was based in part on the author's experiences working at the African Institute in London.