London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1959). First UK edition, preceded by the U.S. in 1958. Originally published in Paris in 1955. The classic tale of child sexual abuse and the lies abusers tell themselves. 8vo silver-stamped black cloth; top edge red. Bright and fine in near fine dust jacket with internally mended 1" tear to bottom front spine fold with attendant rubbed creasing extending to base of spine but otherwise only the barest wear.