A Guest and his Going by P.H. Newby, 1st/1st,1959
London: Jonathan Cape, (1959). First edition. This copy is near fine. The dust wrapper has minor wear to the edges with some crumpling to the spine. The text block has a slight mark at the top but no foxing and very light browning. The pages are clean without previous owner’s ink. Overall, this copy is in a collectible near fine condition.Set in London during the Suez crisis of 1956, it charts the misadventures of Edgar Perry as he attempts peacefully to establish the suburban Helvetia School of English upon his return from Egypt.