Imprint: London : Chatto & Windus, (1944). Edition:
First edition. "Rosie took herself off to the pub. She had to escape from the supercilious highbrows on whom she was billeted. To them she was 'common', middle-aged and homeless" - a pub landlady bombed out of her premises in wartime, young son in the R.A.F., etc. Crown 8vo (20cm). [vi],(262)pp. Original red cloth, lettered on spine in light blue; hint of spotting to top edge, but a very good copy in a lightly tanned, slightly nicked, scuffed and price-clipped dust-jacket.