London: Michael Joseph, (1957). First edition. SIGNED by Francis on the title page. From the author of the best-selling mysteries set in the world of horse racing. His first book, an autobiography. Cloth edges very slightly faded and small rubbed spot to front pastedown otherwise near fine; in very good or better, price-clipped dust jacket with subtle rumpling to front panel, light edge rubbing, a touch of foxing, and few small tears.