London.Jonathan Cape. 1933. 319pp. Original cloth. Small octavo. First Florin Books edition. (First published 1927.) Endpapers foxed; hinges cracked; binding rather soiled and cocked. Inscribed on title by the author: 'To Eric Halfpenny & May With Best Wishes from the Author. I'm so glad you like the Slype, as I wrote it in the Tropics when I was homesick for Rochester, Kent. Yours Ever Russell Thorndyke.'