Published in 1949 by Secker and Warburg
Print Run : 25,000 copies
Dust Jacket Variations : Red and Green.
Some book sellers will tell you the red dust jacket
is the true First Edition,
In truth they are both first's, Secker printed fewer of the red dust jacket making it the more desirable of the two.
The red jacket is very prone to fading to a 'salmon pink'
Watch out for the 'Book of The Month' wrap around band which is extremely rare.
Published in America in 1949 Published in France in 1950 Published in Italy in 1950