THE BITE AND OTHER APOCRYPHAL TALES. London: Jonathan Cape, . Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Twenty-one stories ranging from the funny and droll to the sinister and macabre. This collection was published later in the U.S. as HEADS YOU LOSE AND OTHER APOCRYPHAL TALES. This UK edition has two stories, "The Street Cries of Old London" and "The Outing," not included in the U.S. edition which adds a story, "At Random." A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with scuffing, but no loss of color, to black background ink. (#128647).
"First published 1981" on copyright page.