A Night of Serious Drinking

Rene Daumal


Routledge & Kegan Paul, London and Henley, 1979. First UK Edition. Hardcover with Illustrated Dust Jacket. 150pp., 5.33 x 8 inches

Near Fine. Mild rubbing to dust jacket, with light wear at crown of the spine and upper edges of the flaps. Price clipped. Minor bumping to boards at foot of the spine.

The first British edition of Daumal's important symbolic fiction, initially published in 1938. The human condition revealing itself through that ostensibly simple occurrence which constitutes the novel's title. Translated from the French by David Coward and E. A. Lovatt.